Question 47: Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions. Verse 28. Though the police tried their best to catch the thief, he was escaped.
Knowledge of the passive voice
– If it is a transitive verb, ‘Escape’ means: to escape, to escape from something, to accidentally slip out (mouth, words,…)
– If it is an intransitive verb, ‘Escape’ means: to escape, to escape
Although the policemen tried their best to catch the thief, he escaped.
=> The answer is D (was escaped → escaped)
Other structures to note:
Try sb’s best: try your best