Пассив – обычное явление в амерском языке J Пример из книшки The Love You Make (1983):
…Ken Kesey, the American writer who had in part inspired Paul’s conception on the Magical Mystery Tour, was imported to
Или на той же странице, поприкольнее:
...To help publicize the release of “Hey Jude,” Paul decided to put the closed boutique at Baker and Paddington Streets to some good use. Late one night he snuck into the store and whitewashed the windows. Then he wrote HEY JUDE across it in block letters. The following morning, when the neighborhood shopkeepers arrived to open their stores, they were incensed: never having heard of the song “Hey Juden” before, they took it as an anti-Semitic slur. A brick was thrown through the store window before the words could be cleaned off and the misunderstanding straightened out.