How to identify whether sentence is passive voice or in simple present tense? I.e. does it mean habitual or repeated action or just simple passive tense?
This table is cleaned by John
- Conveys status that table is cleaned because John has cleaned the table. (Passive)
- Every day this table is cleaned by John. (Present Tense)
Similarly for past tense sentence
This table was cleaned by John
Conveys status that table was cleaned because John had cleaned the table.(Passive)
In the past every day this table was cleaned by John. (Past Tense)