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    The problem of "make"

    Dear Teacher,

    1. I could not make myself "understood" in English.

    2. I could not make myself "understand" in English.

    Which one is correct and why?

    Thanks a lot!!

    Best,
    Cicily

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    Re: The problem of "make"

    Quote Originally Posted by Cicily 21
    Dear Teacher,

    1. I could not make myself "understood" in English.

    2. I could not make myself "understand" in English.

    Which one is correct and why?

    Thanks a lot!!

    Best,
    Cicily
    The first is correct. It uses the past particple of "understand" as an adjective. :wink:

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