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    #11
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    LOL!

    Ich schlafe soon. Auf Wiedersien there.
    Have a good schlafen.


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    #12
    I have my hair cut.
    ==> My hair was cut (by someone.)
    I have the film develpoed.
    ==> The film was developed (by someone.)

    This sounds weird to me.
    I have my ice cream added on some toppings.
    ==>Some toppings are added on my ice cream (by someone.)

    How do you explain this?


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    #13
    You got it backwards :)
    I have toppings added on my ice cream.

    FRC

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    #14
    Blacknomi, if it sounds weird to you, then try thinking of the causative as a passive itself.


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    #15
    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    You got it backwards :)
    I have toppings added on my ice cream.

    FRC
    Ah......soga. What an idiot. :wink:

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