I need to transform active sentences into passive sentences, using the verb to fall.

For instance, for

My talk falls naturally into three parts.

could we say

My talk is felt into three parts.

Would you please show me if we can use each of the following as a passive sentence? Would you please elaborate your explanations?

  • We don’t want this information to fall into the wrong hands.

  • She fell into modelling quite by accident.

  • She fell into a conversation with the taxi driver.

  • Over the years the house had fallen into disrepair.

  • My talks falls naturally into three parts.

  • There seems to be an inconsistency, due to a typo. Do you mean "My talks fall", or "My talk falls"? Both would be correct, but "My talks falls" is not. – Greenonline Nov 12 '15 at 3:26

The word fall is an intransitive verb; it has no object. So you cannot change any of these sentences into the passive voice.


Subject matters:

It falls to be aired = It needs to be aired, looked at

  • Please add explanation to your answer. Also, the question is in need of clarification, kindly take note. Thank you! – shin Apr 11 '16 at 2:15

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