Stative Passive

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

  • Amaze
  • Amuse
  • Bear (Born)
  • Block
  • Bore
  • Break
  • Charm
  • Confuse
  • Corcern
  • Crowd
  • Damage
  • Delight
  • Depress
  • Disappoint
  • Divorce
  • Do
  • Embarrass
  • Excite
  • Exhaust
  • Finish
  • Frighten
  • Go
  • Increase
  • Insure
  • Interest
  • Locate
  • Lock
  • Lose
  • Marry
  • Qualify
  • Satisfy
  • Scare
  • Shock
  • Stick
  • Stress
  • Surprise
  • Tire
  • Turn off
  • Worry

e.g. :

  • 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.

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