English Grammar Passive Voice + Infinitive
Learn English Passive Voice + Infinitive Grammar

Grammar Level 4- Lesson Twenty Seven

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Passive Voice + Infinitive in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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passive voice + infinitive


When explaining what another person said or believes to be true, you can use a verb in the passive voice which is followed by an infinitive.

This is not the same thing as an infinitive in the passive voice, which is covered in Level 4 Lesson Fourteen (English Grammar Infinitives Passive with examples).


Directions: Change each sentence so that a passive verb is followed by an infinitive. There is more than one way to write these sentences. (Answers are below.)

Example: People believed the world was flat.

It was believed that the world was flat. (or)

The world was believed to be flat.


1. It’s a good book.


2. The restaurant has great food.


3. It’s a dangerous city.


4. Many people believed the plant had medicinal qualities.


5. They believe in elves.





1. It’s said to be a good book. (or)

That book is said to be good.

2. It’s said to have great food. (or)

The restaurant is said to have great food.

3. The city is said to be dangerous. (or)

It’s said to be a dangerous city.

4. The plant was believed to have medicinal qualities.

5. They’re said to believe in elves.


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