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    Caused me VS got me


    Which one of these two verbs is grammatically correct in the following sentences?

    1-The memorization technique caused me unable to understand.

    2-The memorization technique got me unable to understand.
    Last edited by Exalted Father; 23-Jun-2014 at 14:05.

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    Re: Caused me VS got me

    Welcome to the forum, Exalted Father. Thanks for the Likes you've given me so far!

    'made me unable". But the sentence could be expressed better. What did the memorization technique make you unable to understand?

    PS: You don't need 3 or 4 blank lines between a written line. One is quite sufficient usually, if you need a break in your post.

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    Re: Caused me VS got me

    Do you mean you were unable to understand the memorization technique?

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    'made me unable"
    I think 'rendered me unable' works too.

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    Re: Caused me VS got me

    "Rendered" is OK - quite formal though.
    It would be very unusual for the memorization technique to make/render him unable to understand the memorization technique.

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    Re: Caused me VS got me

    I mean what the OP actually meant may be 'he was unable to understand it' instead of 'it made/rendered him unable to understand'.

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