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    Default Professor Villa made her students read/to read/reading four novels.

    Professor Villa made her students read four novels.
    Can I rewrite the sentence as follows?
    1. Professor Villa made her students reading four novels.
    2. Professor Villa made her students to read four novels.

    If yes, is there any difference in meaning between them?

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    Default Re: Professor Villa made her students read/to read/reading four novels.

    ***NOT A TEACHER***

    The rule says: Make + Object + V. in the base form (bare infinitive).

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    Default Re: Professor Villa made her students read/to read/reading four novels.

    Quote Originally Posted by anhnha View Post
    Professor Villa made her students read four novels.
    Can I rewrite the sentence as follows?
    1. Professor Villa made her students reading four novels.
    2. Professor Villa made her students to read four novels.

    If yes, is there any difference in meaning between them?
    No, you can't.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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