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    #1

    made my food heat up/heated up my food

    1.''I made my food heat up.'' 2.''I heated up my food.'' Do they have the same meaning?
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    Re: made my food heat up/heated up my food

    The second is fine. The first is completely unnatural.

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    Re: made my food heat up/heated up my food

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The second is fine. The first is completely unnatural.
    So, 1.''I made my food heated up'' and2.''I made my food heat up'' are completely different, aren't they? First one imples that ''I heated up my food'' whereas the second one implies ''My food was heated up by someone''.
    I have no English teacher, I try to improve my language on my own. Thanks for your help.

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    Re: made my food heat up/heated up my food

    Meanwhile, my paragraph arrangment does not look as I have done. I have edited it again, but it looks like there again as you see... There is something wrong.
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    Re: made my food heat up/heated up my food

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorkem Atay View Post
    So, 1.''I made my food heated up'' and2.''I made my food heat up'' are completely different, aren't they? First one imples that ''I heated up my food'' whereas the second one implies ''My food was heated up by someone''.
    Actually it implies that he forced the food to heat itself up.

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    Re: made my food heat up/heated up my food

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Actually it implies that he forced the food to heat itself up.
    The second one, right?
    Last edited by Gorkem Atay; 28-Aug-2014 at 17:50.
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    Re: made my food heat up/heated up my food

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorkem Atay View Post
    Second one, right?
    I was talking about "I made my food heat up."

    "I made my food heated up" is not very natural either, but at least it has an actor who is doing the heating.

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    Re: made my food heat up/heated up my food

    He was being facetious.

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