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    kadioguy is offline Key Member
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    athletes that had difficult things happen in their life

    In this video:
    https://youtu.be/CU3XUY9rMLU?t=15

    The hostess says, 'Yeah, and we also hear very amazing stories about other athletes that had difficult things happen in their life.'

    However, there are two verbs ('had' and 'happen') in the sentence.
    Why does she use 'happen' instead of 'happening'?
    Is it grammatically wrong?
    I'm not a teacher. Please feel free to correct me. :)

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    Re: athletes that had difficult things happen in their life

    It's grammatically correct. In this context, "to have something happen" means "to experience/to sustain/to suffer".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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