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    #1

    get + Object + to V; get + object + ~ing

    get + Object + to

    get + object + ~ing


    How are they different?

    Can I say 'I got him talking' instead of 'I got him to talk'?

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    #2

    Re: get + Object + to V; get + object + ~ing

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    get + Object + to

    get + object + ~ing


    How are they different?

    Can I say 'I got him talking' instead of 'I got him to talk'? Yes, you can.
    Bhai.

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