Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 34 Causative Verbs

What are causative verbs?
When do we make a sentence with ‘have something done’?
What is the difference in the causative verbs ‘get’ and ‘make’?
What is the structure of sentences with causative verbs?

Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 34 Causative Verbs (1)

  • Have something done is used to say that we arrange for somebody else to do something for us.
  • We can use get instead of have.
  • When we show agent, we use get + agent + to infinitive.
  • We also use make as a causative verb. When make is used as causative, we use infinitive without to.

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