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    Acceptable English or not?

    "You got me so hypnotized the way your body rolling round and round."(that's from Akon's song "hypnotized")

    "You made me so hypnotized."
    "You hypnotized me."


    "You got me so confused."
    "You made me so confused."
    "You confused me."

    For someone(whose native language isn't English) who wants to speak English as an well-educated person, which ones of the above are acceptable expressions?

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    Re: Acceptable English or not?

    I would use You made me so hypnotized. The others are OK, but in a formal context, I would use You confused me rather than the others.

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