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    make +simple form of the verb

    Last year , we made an agreement to work together.
    After make we need simple form of the verb. Why do we use to work here?

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    Re: make +simple form of the verb

    Quote Originally Posted by chrysanthemum View Post
    Last year , we made an agreement to work together.
    After make we need simple form of the verb. Why do we use to work here?
    What do you think "to work" is in that sentence?

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    Re: make +simple form of the verb

    Quote Originally Posted by chrysanthemum View Post
    After make we need simple form of the verb.
    Could you clarify what you mean here?
    Perhaps you're thinking of "Make me do it!", "Can you make him finish his homework?"
    That is only one way of using "make" with another verb. Your example sentence is a completely different structure.

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    Re: make +simple form of the verb

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Could you clarify what you mean here?
    Perhaps you're thinking of "Make me do it!", "Can you make him finish his homework?"
    That is only one way of using "make" with another verb. Your example sentence is a completely different structure.
    Specifically, what is 'made' is 'an agreement'. The 'agreement' is 'to work'.

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