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    Is it not also a pleasure to have friends come from afar?

    http://reffaq.ncl.edu.tw/hypage.cgi?...l.htm&idx=1198
    Is it not also a pleasure to have friends come from afar?

    Is come a past participle in the above sentence?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: Is it not also a pleasure to have friends come from afar?

    Hi, sitifan.

    It looks like the "bare infinitive" to me - 'have somebody do something'.

    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/have_2
    (Please scroll down to #27)

    I hope it helps.
    Last edited by tzfujimino; 07-Jul-2015 at 20:04.

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