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    Grammar questions, please

    Hi, teachers. I'd like to ask you all two questions about verb form. Could anybody please explain to me why you consider it as a correct answer?

    1. I always have my bedroom (look/looked) tidy and clean.
    2. We can leave as soon as you (get/got) dressed.

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    Re: Grammar questions, please

    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs.Almost View Post
    Hi, teachers. I'd like to ask you all two questions about verb form. Could anybody please explain to me why you consider it as a correct answer?

    1. I always have my bedroom (look/looked) tidy and clean.
    2. We can leave as soon as you (get/got) dressed.
    1. I have it LOOK tidy and clean. The use of "have" requires the "bare infinitive" -- the main form of the verb without the "to."

    2. Got is past tense. You need present. As soon as you get dressed.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Grammar questions, please

    have/make + noun + bare infinitive


    • have/make Max wash the clothes
    • have/make my bedroom look clean


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    Tense:

    • We can leave as soon as you get dressed.
    • We will leave as soon as you get dressed.
    • We left as soon as you got dressed.

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