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    Hi

    Which one is correct get punished or gets punishment. Get is a verb so I can use either a verb or an noun after a gets? So I feel the gets punishment is also correct. I am always confused in general what to use after make, get etc.

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    Default Re: gets punished/punishment

    Quote Originally Posted by gauri_agr View Post
    Hi

    Which one is correct get punished or gets punishment. Get is a verb so I can use either a verb or an noun after a gets? So I feel the gets punishment is also correct. I am always confused in general what to use after make, get etc.

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    You could say, "third person singular gets punishment" in the right context. Both "get punished" and "gets punishment" are possible.

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    Default Re: gets punished/punishment

    As always, context and sentence construction might dictate which is needed. Please post some example sentences using the various forms and we can comment on whether you are using them correctly.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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