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    #1

    He made me can't do the work

    Is there any problems in below sentence:
    'He made me can't do the work'. If it does't sound natural, please help correct it.
    Thanks!

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    #2

    Re: He made me can't do the work

    What are you trying to say? He did something that left you unable to do the work? He can't compel you to do the work? Something else?
    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: He made me can't do the work

    Thanks for your suggestion.
    What I want to say is: He did something that left you unable to do the work
    Could you use a short sentence to convey that idea?
    Thanks.

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    Re: He made me can't do the work

    He did something that left you unable to do the work.

    You won't get much shorter than that.

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    #5

    Re: He made me can't do the work

    "He disabled you for work."

    But the longer sentence is clearer.

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