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    made him visit

    Hi guys,

    If we want to say that "I made him to visit a place", I mean the person was with me and we visit that place and I showed him all the places, so can we say " I made him to visit or see that place", or what would be the correct dentence.

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    Re: made him visit

    First, saying you "made him" says you gave him no choice.
    e.g., "After my husband wouldn't stop complaining about his toothache, I made him visit the dentist."

    Second, don't use "to."

    Say "I took him to see Longwood Gardens and showed him all around." "We visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art and I showed him all my favorite paintings."
    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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