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    Quote Originally Posted by Miner49'er View Post
    2 - What Harry wrote seems OK for me.
    I think simply because it is better English than "he was fired"

    Just like "I've got a house " is better English than "I have a house"

    3- Not for a second she let him out of sight.

    Can u please explain me how to use" got " like "got fired"?
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    I thought you lack of "did"

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    I thought you lack of "did"
    Yep, I forgot

    Not for a second she did let him out of sight.

    At your service

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    NO I meant" Not for a second did she let them out of sight"

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    Can u please explain me how to use" got " like "got fired"?
    Sorry Belly, but no, I can't

    There is u rule for it I think, but better let a real teacher be your guide here.

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    Not for a second did she let them out of sight
    Not for a second she did let him out of sight.

    Same meaning if you ask me.

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    conversion

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    Quote Originally Posted by Belly T View Post
    Can u please explain me how to use" got " like "got fired"?
    The following is taken from Online English Courses: Causative Verbs
    Get is often used instead of have. For example:
    - I got my computer fixed
    - I had my computer fixed.
    These two sentences mean the same thing.

    - I got my jacket cleane.
    - I had my jacket cleaned.
    These two sentences mean the same thing.

    Causative verbs are often used with negative experiences. In these situations it's more common to use have. For example:
    - I had my wallet stolen.
    - I got my wallet stolen.
    (I didn't actually cause my wallet to be stolen - someone stole my wallet from me)
    - She had her window smashed.
    - She got her window smashed.

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