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    Causative

    Can you help me to change this sentences into the Causative form?
    1. He has told the plumber to repair the water tap.
    __________________________________________________ __.
    2. The carpinter should fix my door today.
    __________________________________________________ __.
    3. The gardener will cut the grass next week.
    __________________________________________________ __.
    4. She told the cleaner to wash the windows last week.
    __________________________________________________ __.
    5. The builder fixed their roof yesterday.
    __________________________________________________ __.

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    Re: Causative

    1. He has told the plumber to repair the water tap.
    This one is difficult to turn into the causative because it is not clear whether the action has been done:
    he has got the plumber to repair the water tap. (This is causative, but it suggests that the plumber has done it, not simply received the instruction)

    Why don't you have a try at the others first?
    Last edited by Tdol; 23-Jun-2006 at 11:24.

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