Use of the passive without the auxiliary « be » - Free english lesson
Chapter The Passive Voice


We also find the passive without the use of the auxiliary « be », especially on the placards, found at the stores' entrance.
« Dogs not allowed ».
« Travellers cheques not accepted ».
« Beer sold here ».


« Get » can replace the auxiliary « be » in certain cases. The use of « get » implies a change of state of the sentence turned into passive.
He got trapped by his brothers.
He got caught by the police.



Progress in english with the story of the Lacoste family.
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