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Autor:  Katiana
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  24/AGO/2013 8:48 AM
Assunto:  Passive voice
 
Mensagem:  Can you explain to me how to analyse this question?

I was trying to do this exercise, first, the question tag called my attention and I was looking for a verb that agreed with it, but there isn't any t since the only option available was in plural (are), secondly I tried to find something that agreed with country, no sucess. So I gave up and took a look at the answer which is letter B. Why? The question tag should be weren't in this case and why the verb is in plural since country is singular? Is because it is in passive voice? what is the rule? What is the correct way to analyze question like this ?


It is high time the country ---- of the Prime Minister's intentions, isn't it?

A) had been told
B) were told
C) have been told
D) are told
E) will be told


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 Passive voice  –  Katiana  24/AGO/2013, 8:48 AM
Passive voice  –  Josi  24/AGO/2013, 11:21 AM
Passive voice  –  katiana  24/AGO/2013, 2:27 PM
Passive voice  –  Katiana  24/AGO/2013, 4:14 PM
Passive voice  –  Jazz  24/AGO/2013, 7:15 PM
Passive voice  –  Sidney  25/AGO/2013, 1:11 AM
Passive voice  –  Sorry Katiana not Katarina  25/AGO/2013, 1:29 AM
Passive voice  –  Katiana  25/AGO/2013, 9:47 AM

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