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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Causative Verbs

 
 

Examples sentences using causative verbs:

Example Sentence with Causative Verb

Structure of Causative Verb

Explanation

The Fuller family had a photographer take their portrait.

Causative verb + simple verb

The photographer took a portrait of the Fuller family because they asked him to.

The Fuller family got a photographer to take their portrait.

Causative verb + infinitive

The photographer took a portrait of the Fuller family because they asked him to.

The Fuller family made a photographer take their portrait.

Causative verb + simple form

The photographer took a portrait of the Fuller family, but they had to force him to do it.