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    shikemoku is offline Junior Member
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    He made me a singer.

    I would like to ask whether the below sentence is OK, though I have seen a similar question and answers to it in this forum.

    He made me a singer.

    I saw someone's comment saying it is unlikely that a single person makes you into a singer.
    Does this mean the sentence is OK in the situation where you owe everything to a person for your becoming a singer?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: He made me a singer.

    In the situation where the person involved is responsible for you having become a singer, it's fine. It could be your singing teacher, a parent, anyone who had a lot of involvement in your career as a singer.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    shikemoku is offline Junior Member
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    Re: He made me a singer.

    So it is the matter of how much the person is involved.
    Thank you very much for clear explanation.

    I really appreciate it.

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    Re: He made me a singer.

    Quote Originally Posted by shikemoku View Post
    So it is a matter of how much the person is involved.
    Thank you very much for clear explanation.

    I really appreciate it.
    It is a matter of how much influence a person was on you or your career. You might hear:

    He made me what I am today.

    That means the person being spoken about was highly influential in that person's (the speaker's) development.

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