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  1. wotcha22
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    I can't have you smoke/smoing.

    1. I can't have you smoke.

    2. I can't have you smoking.

    Sorry for another similar question.

    In my grammar book I found the sentence 2 and now I wonder how the two sentences are different in meaning.

    Thank you teachers.
    Last edited by wotcha22; 27-Aug-2014 at 04:02.

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    Re: I can't have you smoke/smoing.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha22 View Post
    1.

    I can't have you smoke. = I can't make you smoke.

    ('I can have you do anything I want you to do.' means that I can (make you)(cause you to) do anything I want you to do.)


    2. I can't have you smoking. = I won't allow you to smoke.
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