Causatives

Siareth  Ibarra
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Causatives

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  • CAUSATIVES VERBS LET, MAKE, HELP, HAVE, GET
  • EJAMPLES LET: I don’t let my kids watch violent movies. Mary’s father won’t let her adopt a puppy becausehe’s allergic to dogs. MAKE: After Billy broke the neighbor’s window, his parents made him pay for it. My bestfriend loved Preatty Litte Liars and made me watch every episode of his favorite show. HAVE: I’ll have my assistant call you to reschedule the appointment.  The businessman had his secretary make copies of the report.   GET: How can we get all the employees to arrive on time?  My husband hates housework; I can never get him to wash the dishes!  HELP:He helped me to carry the boxes. Reading before bed helps me relax.  
1 meaning
1.1 making something happen or exist : causing something
2 Use
2.1 We use a causative verb when we want to talk about something that someone else did for us or for another person.
3 Passive Causatives
3.1 Use
3.1.1 We use this structure to talk about having something done by another person/thing, especially a service of some type
3.2 Structure
3.2.1 Subject | causative verb | object | past participle
3.3 How Are Passive Causatives used?
3.3.1 Passive causatives almost always use the verb have, but also got to a lesser extent. The sentence structure expresses a service you have done, usually by a third person.
4 Active Causative
4.1 Structure
4.1.1 Subject | Causative verb | Agent | Action verb | Object
4.2 Use
4.2.1 We use this structure when someone causes something to happen, or when that person causes another to take an action.
4.3 How Are Active Causatives Used?
4.3.1 As has already been stated, causative verbs demonstrate one action happening to another person/thing
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