- example.1: I / he / she / it was stopped by a policeman
-example.2:we / you / they were stopped by a policeman
-example.1: I/it/he/she was not told what to do 1
- example.2: We/you/they were not told what to do
-example.1: Was i /he/she/it sleeping ?
-example.2: Were we/you/they sleeping ??
( we use the past passive to refer to:
1. When we want to emphasise the object of the verb not the subject
example:this table was made by my grandfather
2.when we don`t know or don`t want to say who did an action
example:these books were left in the classroom yesterday
3. Somebody`s date or place of birth using the passive structure to be born
example: My sister was born in egypt