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    have I

    Are these sentences correct:
    1-I scored a goal and made my team win.
    2-I scored a goal and had my team win.
    3-I scored a goal and got my team to win.

    (I make my team win by scoring the goal.)

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    Re: have I

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    Are these sentences correct:
    1-I scored a goal and made my team win.
    2-I scored a goal and had my team win.
    3-I scored a goal and got my team to win.

    (I make my team win by scoring the goal.)
    In this case using the causative is awkward,

    I scored a goal and made/had/got (i.e. forced )my team to win. :(

    Try,

    I scored the goal which won the game for my team.
    I scored the winning goal.

    :D

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    Re: have I

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    Are these sentences correct:
    1-I scored a goal and made my team win.
    2-I scored a goal and had my team win.
    3-I scored a goal and got my team to win.

    (I make my team win by scoring the goal.)
    I agree with Cas. They are all strange. :wink:

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