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    use of get

    I did my homework with the help of my teacher.Although teacher just facilitated me to do my work. How can I express such situation when somebody causses somebody to do something.

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    Re: use of get

    Quote Originally Posted by jamilakn View Post
    I did my homework with the help of my teacher.Although teacher just facilitated me to do my work. How can I express such situation when somebody causses somebody to do something.
    You asked about the use of "get", try to use it in a sentence which expresses the meaning you want.

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    Re: use of get

    The presence of my teacher made it easier for me to do all my homework.
    The presence of my teacher made it easier for me to get all my homework done.

    I composed these sentences using the meaning of the word facilitate, from the Oxford Dictionary of the English Language.

    facilitate: make (an action or process) easy or easier.

    I hope this is what you are looking for, Jamilakn. If not, please let me know.

    John
    Last edited by JohnParis; 13-Nov-2011 at 20:01. Reason: second sentence missing

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    Re: use of get

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You asked about the use of "get", try to use it in a sentence which expresses the meaning you want.
    for example "my teacher gets me my homework done."
    or 'He gets me write a letter"

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    Re: use of get

    Quote Originally Posted by jamilakn View Post
    for example "my teacher gets me my homework done."
    or 'He gets me write a letter"
    Good try, but not quite right.
    "My teacher gets me to do my homework".
    "He gets me to write a letter".

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    Re: use of get

    Not a teacher.

    Here are some example sentences containing the same type of message I think you described:

    My teacher has me complete my homework.
    My teacher gets me to complete my homework.
    My teacher had me write a letter.
    My teacher got me to write a letter.



    Note: "My teacher gets me my homework done" could imply that your teacher did your homework, but since your second example was "He gets me to write a letter," I assume the meaning you want to express can be found in the four sentences I posted.

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