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    The story made me moved.

    Hello.

    One of my students wrote:

    I like "XXXX (the book title)" the best.
    The story made me move.


    The word "move" in the second sentence should be "moved" to make it grammatical.
    (The intended meaning is 'I was moved by the story'.)

    Is 'The story made me moved' natural English?

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    Re: The story made me moved.

    To move is to cause somebody to have strong feelings.

    I was moved by the story.
    The story moved me

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    Re: The story made me moved.

    Thank you.

    So, that means '[...] made me moved' is not quite natural. Right?

    Then, how about:

    The story made me moved to tears.

    Would it still be unnatural English?
    Thank you again.

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    Re: The story made me moved.

    Yes, it's unnatural.

    "The story moved me to tears."

    "To move" in this context means "to make someone feel emotional". If you add "made me" before it, the result is "The movie made me made me feel emotional".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The story made me moved.

    The following example may be worth your reference.
    'His speech moved the audience to tears.'── quoted from http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/move_1

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    #6

    Re: The story made me moved.

    Similarly, I think 'injure/cure/exasperate/exhilarate someone' is more natural than 'make someone injured/cured/exasperated/exhilarated'.

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