is used when we have someone else do something for us.
Elroy had his car washed.
I had my dad carry my backpack.
I had my horse carry the body.
The teacher made me do extra work.
Melisa got her hair cut.
Elizabeth had her nails done.Subject Exercises:
Causative Exercise 1Causative Worksheet 2PDF: Causative Verbs
|A. have / get something done|
|subject + have / get + direct object + verb3|
Mr. Chaps got his house painted.
Gary had his ring polished.
He had himself kicked out of school.
I had my tooth extracted yesterday.
|B. have / make somebody do OR get somebody to do something|
|Subject + have / make + somebody + verb (infinitive)|
|Subject - get + somebody + to verb (infinitive)|
I had Luis repair my car.
I made my little brother say sorry.
Fred got his friend to do his homework.
Charlie had the carpenter repair the table.
Dora had her hairdresser cut her hair.Note:
Make someone do something is stronger than the others and it means forcing someone to do what we ask / want them to do.