CAUSATIVE VERBS

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CAUSATIVE VERBS A causative verb expresses a cause, for example blacken which means ‘to cause to become black’ STRATEGIES FOR CAUSATIVE VERB ITEMS ASK YOURSELF THESE QUESTIONS:  Does the subject of the noun clause that follows the causative verb perform the action? If so, is the verb after that noun clause the simple form, the infinitive form, or the present participle form of the verb? INCORRECT [I had my coworker helped me.] CORRECT I had my coworker help me INCORRECT [I got my coworker help me.] CORRECT I got my coworker to me INCORRECT [The supervisor had him stocked shelves all day.] CORRECT The supervisor had him stocking shelves all day  Does the subject of the noun clause that follows the causative verb receive the action? If so, is the verb after that noun clause the past participle (-ed/-en) form of the verb? INCORRECT Mr Watson wants the report rewrote soon.] CORRECT Mr Watson wants the report rewritten soon STRUCTURES FOR CAUSATIVE VERBS (bare infi.) Ex : I had my wife wash my clothes To have sth done (p.p) Ex 2: I had my clothes washed (by my wife) To have someone doing sth (V-ing) To get someone to sth (to Infi.) Ex: I got him to finish that before five To get sth done (p.p) Ex: I got that finished (by him) To want/order + Obj (someone/sth) + V (p.p) Ex: I wanted that report typed by noon Ex: He ordered the area cleared by Friday To force someone to sth (To Infi.) Ex: We forced him to go out To satisfy [vn] (not used in the progressive tenses) to make sb pleased by doing or giving them what they want: Nothing satisfies him—he’s always complaining The proposed plan will not satisfy everyone Satisfaction (n) Satisfactory (adj.) I’ll have my secretary for the package (A) will sign (B) signs (C) sign (have s.b s.th) (D) to sign To sign to write your name on a document, letter, etc to show that you have written it, that you agree with what it says, or that it is genuine: [v, vn] Sign here, please Sign your name here, please Before the prime minister arrived, the police ordered the area (A) clear (B) cleared (order/want s.b/sth done) (C) clearing (D) be clear To clear A (of B) | To clear B (from/off A) to remove sth that is not wanted or needed from a place We forced our competitors their prices (A) to lower (B) lower (C) lowered (D) lowering Competitor (n) a person or an organization that competes against others, especially in business: our main / major competitor To lower to reduce sth or to become less in value, quality, etc.: [vn] He lowered his voice to a whisper This drug is used to lower blood pressure  OPP  To raise With some effort, Ms Manson got her schedule (A) to change (B) changed (C) change (D) changing The boss had me all of last month’s sales figures (A) to check (B) checked (C) checking (D) checks The airport guard made us our pockets at the security gate (A) to empty (B) empty (C) emptying (D) emptied To empty sth (out/out of sth)|To empty sth (of sth) to remove everything that is in a container, etc.: I emptied out my pockets but could not find my keys To empty (out) to become empty: The tank empties out in five minutes 10 The architects want all the hallways (A) widen (B) widened (C) widening (D) to widen To widen to become wider; to make sth wider: [v] Her eyes widened in surprise to become larger in degree or range; to make sth larger in degree or range: [v] the widening gap THANK YOU! ...A causative verb expresses a cause, for example blacken which means ‘to cause to become black’ STRATEGIES FOR CAUSATIVE VERB ITEMS ASK YOURSELF THESE QUESTIONS:... the report rewrote soon.] CORRECT Mr Watson wants the report rewritten soon STRUCTURES FOR CAUSATIVE VERBS (bare infi.) Ex : I had my wife wash my clothes To have sth done (p.p) Ex 2: I had my... supervisor had him stocking shelves all day  Does the subject of the noun clause that follows the causative verb receive the action? If so, is the verb after that noun clause the past participle
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