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    Question "have sth done" and "get sth done"

    Do "have sth done" and "get sth done" have the same meaning?


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    Re: "have sth done" and "get sth done"

    Quote Originally Posted by 126 View Post
    Do "have sth done" and "get sth done" have the same meaning?
    You can use have instead of get.

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    Re: "have sth done" and "get sth done"

    In addition,

    Ex: I'll have Max wash the car ~ I'll get Max to wash the car.
    => I won't wash the car; I'll will tell Max to do it.

    Ex: I'll get the car washed.
    => Either I will wash the car or I will have someone else do it.
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    Re: "have sth done" and "get sth done"

    Dear teacher

    Have + n + pp = get + n + pp
    these two forms have the same meaning, and can be used in any form.

    I am painting the door ( iam doing it myself)
    I am having/getting the door painted ( i ask someone else to do it for me)

    I have painted the door ( i have done it myself)
    I have had/got the door painted ( i have asked someone else to do it)
    Last edited by ali abu hassan; 16-Aug-2008 at 13:38.

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    Re: "have sth done" and "get sth done"

    Quote Originally Posted by ali abu hassan View Post
    Dear teacher

    Have + n + pp = get + n + pp
    these two forms have the same meaning, and can be used in any form.

    I am painting the door ( iam doing it myself)
    I am having/getting the door painted ( i ask someone else to do it for me)

    I have painted the door ( i have done it myself)
    I have had/got the door painted ( i have asked someone else to it)
    Please see Anglika's post #2.

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