Asked • 05/16/19

What's the point of using "stare" in the passive voice?

I can't get why stare should be used in the passive voice after essere. Look at these examples:La macchina è stata riparata da Max;La carrozzeria è stata rifatta;Due camicie sono state lavate;My book says:"The passive voice in Italian consists of a form of essere plus the past participle, which agrees in gender and number with the subject of the sentence". It doesn't explain why stare is necessary.

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Victoria C. answered • 09/21/19

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