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3.gets lock up
6.got locked up
..... by the evil king.
which one is the correct one??
Last edited by ahmin92; 06-Feb-2012 at 19:22.
You are getting several things confused here:
1. In the third person of the present tense of the verb, we add (e)s, with minor spelling changes in some verbs - I get/he gets, I lock/he locks, I have/he has.
2. In the past tense, we do not add (e) s - I/he got, I/he locked, I/he had.
3. If someone causes something to be done to another person, we can use the construction: subject - HAVE/GET - object - past participle:
The king has/gets the princess locked up - present simple
The king had/got the princess locked up - past simple
The king has had/has got the princess locked up - present perfect
Some people consider the construction with GET rather informal.