Voz Pasiva - Presente

Passive Voice - Present

El tiempo "Presente" de la voz pasiva responde a la pregunta: "What is done?" / ¿Qué se hace? o "What is being done?" / ¿Qué se está haciendo?

  1. Presente
The car is washed
The car is being washed
  2. Presente Perfecto
The car has been washed
The car has been being washed
  3. Pasado
The car was washed
The car was being washed
  4. Pasado Perfecto
The car had been washed
The car had been being washed
  5. Futuro
The car will be washed
The car will be being washed
  6. Futuro Perfecto
The car will have been washed
The car will have been being washed
  7. Futuro - going to
The car is going to be washed
The car is going to be being washed
  8. Futuro Perfecto - going to
The car is going to have been washed
The car is going to have been being washed
  9. Futuro - en pasado
The car was going to be washed
The car was going to be being washed
10. Futuro Perfecto - en pasado
The car was going to have been washed
The car was going to have been being washed
11. Condicional
The car would be washed
The car would be being washed
12. Condicional Perfecto
The car would have been washed
The car would have been being washed
13. Modales
The car (can, could, ...) be washed
The car (can, could, ...) be being washed
14. Modales + have
The car (can, could, ...) have been washed
The car (can, ...) have been being washed
Formas no continuas - Formas continuas
 

What is done? - ¿Qué se hace?

A house is built.
Se construye una casa / Una casa es construida.

  • This room is cleaned every week.
    Este cuarto es limpiado (se limpia) todas las semanas.
  • English is spoken in many countries.
    El inglés es hablado (se habla) en muchos países.
  • Jane is not supposed to be home at this time.
    No se supone que Jane deba estar en casa a esta hora.
  • The sidewalks in this quarter are not swept up every day.
    Las aceras en este barrio no son barridas (no se barren) todos los días.
  • That girl is said to possess supernatural powers.
    Se dice que esa niña posee poderes supernaturales.
  • Is baseball played in South Africa?
    ¿Se juega al béibol en Sudáfrica?
  • These kids are given an hour to do the test.
    Se les dá estos niños una hora para hacer la prueba.
  • People are asked to dial 911 only in case of an emergency.
    A la gente le piden marcar el 911 sólo en caso de una emergencia.

What is being done? - ¿Qué se está haciendo?

A house is being built.
Se está construyendo una casa / Una casa está siendo construida.

  • New condominiums are being built in the southern part of town.
    Los nuevos condominios están siendo construidos (se están construyendo) en la parte del sur de la ciudad.
  • A welcome dinner for the guests is being prepared right now.
    Una cena de bienvenida para los invitados está siendo preparada (se está preparando) ahora mismo.