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    good weather today

    Please check my sentence and correct any errors.


    The sun is making many people get hot.
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    #2

    Re: good weather today

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    The sun is making many people get hot.
    The sun is making many people feel hot.

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    #3

    Re: good weather today

    Or The sun is making many people hot.
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    Re: good weather today

    If it's making them so hot that they feel ill, you could say "The sun/heat today is giving many people sunstroke/heatstroke".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: good weather today

    Quote Originally Posted by Phaedrus View Post
    The sun is making many people feel hot.
    Teacher, one more question,

    If I use the past tense "felt", is it working?
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    #6

    Re: good weather today

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    If I use the past tense "felt", is it working?
    No, we always use the base form of a verb in that construction, even when "make" is itself in the past tense:

    The sun made them feel hot. (not: *The sun made them felt hot.)
    His mother made him clean his room. (not: *She made him cleaned his room.)
    The policeman made him get out of his car. (not: *The policeman made him got out of his car.)

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    #7

    Re: good weather today

    If I use the past tense "felt", is does it working work?
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