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 | GET Somebody to Do Something|
|Subject + Have / Make + Somebody + Verb|
|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.
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