past simple negative passive

past simple negative passive

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Point 28 in the category of PASSIVES is past simple negative.  In iWeb corpus we find the following:

WERE NOT ALLOWED 

  JAMnews
Georgian opposition party hosted a rally for football fans who were not allowed to enter the stadium.

2 WAS NOT ALLOWED 8189
3 WAS NOT MADE 6144
4 WAS NOT FOUND 5582
5 WAS NOT INCLUDED 5287
6 WAS NOT GIVEN 4832
7 WERE NOT INCLUDED 4819
8 WAS NOT USED 4706
9 WAS N’T ALLOWED 4339
10 WAS NOT DESIGNED 4286
11 WAS NOT KNOWN 4073


WAS NOT CONSIDERED

Yahoo Sport Australia
… so as we said, it was somehow sudden news from Honda and now we need to consider something that was not considered a few days ago.

13 WERE NOT DISCLOSED 3877
14 WAS NOT INTENDED 3808
15 WAS NOT PREPARED 3780
16 WERE N’T ALLOWED 3520
17 WAS NOT REQUIRED 3441
18 WAS NOT IMPRESSED 3413
19 WERE NOT MADE 3348
20 WAS NOT MEANT 3346
21 WAS N’T MEANT 3147
22 WERE NOT GIVEN 3147
23 WAS NOT TAKEN 2872
24 WERE NOT USED 2805
25 WAS NOT INJURED 2738
26 WAS NOT SEEN 2667
27 WAS N’T PREPARED 2544
28 WAS NOT LOST 2537
29 WAS NOT BORN 2473
30 WERE NOT CONSIDERED 2466
31 WAS NOT MENTIONED 2425
32 WERE NOT DESIGNED 2330
33 WERE NOT PREPARED 2192
34 WAS NOT EXPECTED 2131
35 WAS NOT CREATED 2119
36 WAS NOT RELEASED 2073
37 WAS N’T MADE 2069
38 WERE NOT REQUIRED 2041
39 WAS NOT ENTITLED 1978
40 WAS NOT AUTHORIZED 1915
41 WAS NOT COMPLETED 1894
42 WAS NOT WRITTEN 1874
43 WAS N’T IMPRESSED 1870
44 WAS NOT ASSOCIATED 1869
45 WAS NOT AFFECTED 1862
46 WAS N’T DESIGNED 1841
47 WAS NOT BUILT 1807
48 WAS NOT CHARGED 1771
49 WAS NOT PERMITTED 1770
50 WERE NOT PERMITTED 1770

B1 vocabulary:

allowed (4)
charged (1)
considered (2)
created (1)
designed (3)
expected (1)
injured (1)
intended (1)
mentioned (1)
permitted (2)
required (2)

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