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    Causative Verbs

    I am writing 'cause I have been reading about grammar in this website. And I can't understand clearly about causative verbs. Could you give an explanation please.

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    Re: Causative Verbs

    I'll get someone to reply to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daw_al_qamar
    Could you give an explanation please.
    Here's a link to our Glossary definition:

    Causative Verb

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    Re: Causative Verbs

    Do you cut your own hair? Probably not. Yet you are in control- you go into the hairdresser's and tell them what you want. You don't do it, but you control it- you are the cause. That's the idea behind it.

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    Re: Causative Verbs

    Good example.

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