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    by/from the doctor .

    please help me. which one correct.

    1: My friend asked me to get the temperature checked from the doctor.

    2: My friend asked me to get the temperature checked by the doctor.

    please help me out in these sentences.

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    Re: by/from the doctor .

    Quote Originally Posted by xeeshan57 View Post
    please help me. which one correct.

    1: My friend asked me to get the temperature checked from the doctor.

    2: My friend asked me to get my temperature checked by the doctor.

    please help me out in these sentences.
    2. is correct.
    Or, "My friend asked me to get the doctor to check my temperature."

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    Re: by/from the doctor .

    Thanks a lot:)
    you helped in correcting the sentences.

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    Re: by/from the doctor .

    Quote Originally Posted by xeeshan57 View Post
    please help me. which one correct.

    1: My friend asked me to get the temperature checked from the doctor.

    2: My friend asked me to get the temperature checked by the doctor.

    please help me out in these sentences.

    Neither of them sound natural at all to me.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: by/from the doctor .

    Quote Originally Posted by HanibalII View Post
    Neither of them sound natural at all to me.
    I agree. I could understand it if it said "My friend suggested [that] I get my temperature checked/taken by the doctor". It's odd to use "My friend asked me to ..." in this context.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: by/from the doctor .

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I agree. I could understand it if it said "My friend suggested [that] I get my temperature checked/taken by the doctor". It's odd to use "My friend asked me to ..." in this context.

    That's not the problem I have with the sentences. It's the 'get the temperature checked'

    I honestly think it should be 'My friend asked me to get my temperature checked by the doctor'

    I don't find the 'My friend asked me to' part strange at all. Especially if that friend thinks you're sick.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: by/from the doctor .

    You don't need a doctor to take your temperature.

    You can do it yourself with a clinical thermometer available everywhere.

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    Re: by/from the doctor .

    We understood that the part in question was "the temperature" vs "my temperature". Both of us who amended the sentence used "my temperature" so that should answer that question. However, when a sentence is unnatural, we say so.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: by/from the doctor .

    Thanks a lot: )
    I agree now .but I want to know the true usage of the By/From because, when we use the causative verb i.e " have or get " so I want to know which word should I use.

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    Re: by/from the doctor .

    Quote Originally Posted by xeeshan57 View Post
    Thanks a lot: )
    I agree now .but I want to know the true usage of the By/From because, when we use the causative verb i.e " have or get " so I want to know which word should I use.
    He had me/got me to pick up his medicine at the pharmacy / from the pharmacy.
    He had me / got me to have the medicine made up at the pharmacy / by the pharmacist.

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