Example 87 of Hokkaido Japanese

Example Verb meaning Example of...
(87)
Syo:nenwa danse:ni syo:zyono kotoo hanasareta.
syo:nen=wa
boy=TOP
danse:=ni
man=DAT
syo:zyo=no
girl=GEN
koto=o
thing=ACC
hanas-are-ta
talk-PASS-PST
‘The boy was told about the girl by the man.’
TALK an Alternation:
IO passive