18.8.2 Exercise 2: Passive voice (Vorgangspassiv)

to attack = angreifen, griff an, angegriffen
  police = die Polizei
  to spend = ausgeben, gab aus, ausgegeben
  to need = brauchen, brauchte, gebraucht  
  to shake, to shatter = erschüttern, erschüttern, erschütterte
  to understand = verstehen, verstand, verstanden
  country = das Land
  money = das Geld
  by accident = durch Zufall
  to destroy = zerstören, zerstörte, zerstört
  all, every = alle
  last year = vergangenes Jahr
  food = das Essen
  writer, author = der Schriftsteller
  to rule = regieren, regierte, regiert
  to drive sb away = vertreiben, vertrieb, vertrieben
  to smoke = rauchen, rauchte, geraucht
  to forget = vergessen, vergaß, vergessen
  conqueror = der Eroberer

Exercise 2: Translate these sentences into German, use the Vorgangspassiv
  The tourists were attacked.

  It was spent a lot of
money on things nobody
  The whole country
was shaken
by the earthquake.
  It was read a lot
but understood
only little.
  Penicillin was discovered by accident.
  He was very well paid.
  The town was destroyed.
  All towns were destroyed.

  These houses were built last year.
  This food was
prepared by an
Italian cook.
  The essay was written
by a famous
  This country was ruled
by a king.
  The king will be driven out of the country.  
  The cigarette will be smoked.
  The conquerors will have been forgotten.

  The paella will be cooked.
  The paellas will be cooked.
  The police had been attacked by the crowd of people.  

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