Stative Passiive merupakan bentuk kalimat yang menggunakan pola passive (be + V3), tetapi bukan kalimat passive. Kalimat tersebut tergolong nominal, sebab dalam kalimat tersebut tidak terdapat aktivitas, bentuk past participle (V3)-nya hanya menggambarkan kondisi/keadaan subject.
Certain Stative Passive
- Bear (Born)
- Turn off
- The window was locked by me ten minutes ago. Now, the window is locked.
Passive Voice : was locked.
Stative Passive : is locked.
- The door was broken by my little sister yesterday. Now the door is broken.
Passive Voice : was broken.
Stative Passive : is broken.
- I am interested in Chinese art.
Stative Passive : am interested.
- Anne is married to James.
Stative Passive : is married.
- They don’t know where I am. I am lost.
Stative Passive : am lost.
- She can’t find my purse. It is gone.
Stative Passive : is gone.
- He is finished with his work.
Stative Passive : is finished.
- I am done with my work.
Stative Passive : am done.