Voz Pasiva - Modals
Passive Voice - Modals
El tiempo "con Modals" de la voz pasiva responde a la pregunta: "What (must/could...) be done?" = ¿Qué se (debe/podría...) hacer? o "What (must/could...) be being done?" = ¿Qué se (debe/podría...) estar haciendo?
| 1. Present
The car is washed
The car is being washed
| 2. Present perfect
The car has been washed
The car has been being washed
| 3. Past
The car was washed
The car was being washed
| 4. Past perfect
The car had been washed
The car had been being washed
| 5. Future
The car will be washed
The car will be being washed
| 6. Future perfect
The car will have been washed
The car will have been being washed
| 7. Future (going to)
The car is going to be washed
The car is going to be being washed
| 8. Future perfect (going to)
The car is going to have been washed
The car is going to have been being washed
| 9. Future in past
The car was going to be washed
The car was going to be being washed
|10. Future perfect in past
The car was going to have been washed
The car was going to have been being washed
The car would be washed
The car would be being washed
|12. Conditional perfect
The car would have been washed
The car would have been being washed
The car (can, could, ...) be washed
The car (can, could, ...) be being washed
|14. Modals + have
The car (can, could, ...) have been washed
The car (can, ...) have been being washed
What (must/could...) be done? - ¿Qué se (debe/podría...) hacer?A house (must/could...) be built.
Se (debe/podría...) construir una casa / Una casa (debe/podría...) ser construida
Nothing can be done to solve this mystery.
Nada puede ser hecho para solucionar este misterio.
Questions cannot be asked during the conference.
No se pueden hacer preguntas durante la conferencia.
That book must not be returned to the library. It is mine.
Ese libro no debe ser devuelto a la biblioteca. Es mío.
It is said that this system must be improved.
Se dice que este sistema debe ser mejorado.
A doctor should be called in case of accident.
Se debería llamar un doctor en caso de accidente.
It is thought that the accused should not be sued for damages.
Se piensa que el acusado no debería ser demandado por daños.
Could this old church be refurbished?
¿Podría esta vieja iglesia ser restaurada?
Must the floor be kept clean?
¿Debe mantenerse limpio el piso?
Should these towels be washed?
¿Deberían estas toallas ser lavadas?
The speaker should be given a microphone to deliver his speech.
Se le debería dar al orador un micrófono para que dé su discurso.
The janitor must be told to lock the front door.
Al portero deben decirle que cierre con llave la puerta principal.
The carpenter should be asked to repair the fence.
Al carpintero deberían pedirle que repare la cerca.