I'm a English learner, and I'm trying to convert the following sentence to present tense.

My travel ban was lifted.

When we convert this to present tense, is the following correct?

My travel ban gets lifted.

  • My travel ban is being lifted. – KillingTime Dec 13 '20 at 10:03
  • My travel ban has been lifted. – Ram Pillai Dec 13 '20 at 13:44
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    The sentence 'My travel ban was lifted' is a passive construction. A simple conversion from 'was' to 'is' yields 'My travel ban is lifted'. But although 'The window was broken' converts readily to 'The window is broken', almost always with a stative sense (contrast punctive 'Gayle lofts the ball out of the ground ... it's heading towards a shop window ... the window is broken' the stative sense is unidiomatic with 'My travel ban is lifted'. Killing Time and Ram give what are the most likely/idiomatic 'transfers to current time' answers. But if this is a test question ... who knows what goes? – Edwin Ashworth Dec 13 '20 at 17:02

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