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    Usage of "Get" in "Causative Sentences".

    Which one of the following sentences is correct as causative sentence in present tense?

    # He get the letter written by me.
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    # He gets the letter written by me.

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    Re: Usage of "Get" in "Causative Sentences".

    It's simple present tense. He gets.

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    Re: Usage of "Get" in "Causative Sentences".

    I agree with Dave about the verb, but the sentence is awkward.

    He gets my letter. He gets the letter I wrote.

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    Re: Usage of "Get" in "Causative Sentences".

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I agree with Dave about the verb, but the sentence is awkward.

    He gets my letter. He gets the letter I wrote.
    Hello, Mike.

    Please let me ask a question.

    Can't "He gets the letter written by me." be interpreted as "He gets me to write the letter"?

    (The OP seems to be interested in "causative" structures.)

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    Re: Usage of "Get" in "Causative Sentences".

    Possibly, but that would be very odd. That would be phrased "He gets me to write the letter."

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    #6

    Re: Usage of "Get" in "Causative Sentences".

    Yes we can write sentences as below:

    He gets me to write the letter.
    He causes me to write the letter.
    He makes me write the letter.

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    Re: Usage of "Get" in "Causative Sentences".

    He causes me to write the letter
    This is not a natural sentence.

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    Re: Usage of "Get" in "Causative Sentences".

    shahjehansoomro is the OP.

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    Re: Usage of "Get" in "Causative Sentences".


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