German grammar

Passive voice: Vorgangspassiv.

Two forms correspond to the English passive voice in German. The first one, called Vorgangspassiv, is made using the verb werden + the form Partizip II :

er nimmt es > es wird genommen .

This form expresses an action.

The name of the perpetrator of the action is preceded by the preposition von , and corresponding to the English "by" here.

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