present continuous passive + range of verbs

present continuous passive + range of verbs

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Point 21 in the category of PASSIVES is defined as

PRESENT CONTINUOUS AFFIRMATIVE with an increasing range of verbs

A search in iWeb corpus:

1 IS BEING USED 45742
2 ARE BEING USED 25289
3 IS BEING HELD 21147
4 IS BEING MADE 14558
5 ARE BEING MADE 14380


IS BEING DEVELOPED

  The Aviationist
The secretive stealth aircraft is being developed entirely as a national project with international support reduced to the bare minimum.

7 ARE BEING ASKED 7929
8 ARE BEING HELD 7389
9 IS BEING BUILT 7205
10 IS BEING OFFERED 6683
11 IS BEING SOLD 6585
12 ARE BEING DEVELOPED 6430
13 ARE BEING TAKEN 6087
14 IS BEING SAID 5814
15 ARE BEING TREATED 5661
16 IS BEING TAKEN 5655
17 ARE BEING OFFERED 5568
18 ARE BEING SOLD 5169
19 IS BEING TREATED 5096
20 IS BEING SENT 4666
21 IS BEING CONDUCTED 4654
22 ARE BEING MET 4607
23 IS BEING CONSIDERED 4545
24 IS BEING INVESTIGATED 4469
25 ARE BEING FORCED 4435
26 ARE BEING BUILT 4123
27 IS BEING RELEASED 3938
28 IS BEING DRIVEN 3929
29 IS BEING CARRIED 3825
30 IS BEING PLAYED 3806
31 IS BEING CALLED 3794
32 IS BEING CREATED 3758
33 ARE BEING SENT 3743
34 IS BEING PUT 3726
35 IS BEING ASKED 3721
36 IS BEING RUN 3689
37 ARE BEING TOLD 3669
38 ARE BEING PAID 3664
39 ARE BEING ADDED 3653
40 IS BEING GIVEN 3515
41 IS BEING PAID 3393
42 IS BEING PRODUCED 3322
43 ARE BEING CONSIDERED 3313
44 IS BEING PROVIDED 3311
45 IS BEING SPENT 3308
46 ARE BEING GIVEN 3274
47 ARE BEING PUT 3131
48 IS BEING REPLACED 3088
49 ARE BEING CREATED 3061
50 IS BEING TESTED 2977
51 IS BEING APPLIED 2951
52 IS BEING PERFORMED 2767
53 IS BEING DELIVERED 2621
54 IS BEING WRITTEN 2597
55 IS BEING PREPARED 2561
56 IS BEING PROCESSED 2545
57 ARE BEING REPLACED 2515
58 IS BEING PUSHED 2423
59 ARE BEING URGED 2408
60 IS BEING DISCUSSED 2408
61 IS BEING ADDED 2407
62 IS BEING PRESENTED 2327
63 ARE BEING RELEASED 2306
64 IS BEING IMPLEMENTED 2279
65 IS BEING LED 2278
66 IS BEING TAUGHT 2227
67 ARE BEING TESTED 2210
68 ARE BEING INVESTIGATED 2151
69 IS BEING SOUGHT 2144
70 ARE BEING ENCOURAGED 2143
71 IS BEING WORKED 2114
72 IS BEING CHARGED 2108
73 ARE BEING TAUGHT 2095
74 ARE BEING TARGETED 2027
75 IS BEING HANDLED 2010
76 IS BEING SET 1993
77 IS BEING FORCED 1982
78 IS BEING COLLECTED 1978
79 IS BEING PLANNED 1959
80 IS BEING KEPT 1935
81 ARE BEING KEPT 1919
82 ARE BEING INTRODUCED 1911
83 ARE BEING PUSHED 1908
84 IS BEING SHOWN 1908
85 ARE BEING IMPLEMENTED 1891
86 IS BEING INSTALLED 1872
87 ARE BEING ACCEPTED 1858
88 IS BEING REPORTED 1856
89 ARE BEING CARRIED 1846
90 ARE BEING FOLLOWED 1844
91 ARE BEING CALLED 1782
92 IS BEING BROUGHT 1775
93 IS BEING INTRODUCED 1741
94 IS BEING DESIGNED 1723
95 IS BEING SEEN 1719
96 ARE BEING RAISED 1710
97 IS BEING FUNDED 1682
98 ARE BEING PROVIDED 1676
99 IS BEING PROMOTED 1662
100 ARE BEING CONDUCTED 1643

B1 vocabulary should be accepted as range:

accepted, applied, charged, considered, created, delivered, designed, developed, encouraged, handled, installed, introduced, led, performed, planned, produced, promoted, provided, raised, replaced, reported, tested

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