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English Causative Sentences : Active And Passive Causatives Manik Joshi

English Causative Sentences : Active And Passive Causatives

Manik Joshi

Published October 25th 2013
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42 pages
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This Book Has Following Topics:What Are Causative SentencesCausative Sentences - HaveStructure (1 A) ---- Active Causative StructureStructure (1 B) ---- Passive Causative StructureStructure (2 A) ---- Active Causative StructureStructure (2 B) ----MoreThis Book Has Following Topics:What Are Causative SentencesCausative Sentences - HaveStructure (1 A) ---- Active Causative StructureStructure (1 B) ---- Passive Causative StructureStructure (2 A) ---- Active Causative StructureStructure (2 B) ---- Passive Causative StructureStructure (3 A) ---- Active Causative StructureStructure (3 B) ---- Passive Causative StructureCausative Sentences - MakeStructure (1) - Subject + Make + Someone + Verb WordStructure (2) - Subject + Make + Something + Verb WordMake - Passive StructureCausative Sentences - GetStructure (1) - Get + Object + InfinitiveStructure (2) - Get + Object + ParticipleCausative Sentences - LetCausative Sentences - HelpWhat Are Causative SentencesIn a causative, a person does not perform an action directly.The person causes it to happen by forcing another person to do it.Example -She caused needle to run.Hospital caused him to get infected.Modern lifestyles cause children and adults to spend most of their time indoors.MOST IMPORTANT CAUSATIVE VERBSCAUSATIVE - HAVECAUSATIVE - MAKECAUSATIVE - GETCAUSATIVE - LETCAUSATIVE - HELP(Get has less force and authority than MAKE. Have has less force and authority than Get)Types of Causative VerbsCausative structure is of two types - Active in Nature and Passive in NatureActive Causatives1st form of verb is used when something has to do by somebody/somethingShe caused needle to run. [1st Form of run](Thus Causative structure is Active in Nature)Passive Causatives3rd form is used when something is done to somebody/somethingHospital caused him to get infected. [3rd Form of infect](Thus Causative structure is Passive in Nature)Structure (1 A) ---- Active Causative StructureSubject + Causative Verb + Agent + Action Verb In First Form + ObjectI have him take my photograph. (Present)Explanation -I arrange for my photograph to be taken by him.[I cause him to take my photograph.]So this is like active causative structureI had him take my photograph. (Past)Explanation -I arranged for my photograph to be taken by him.[I caused him to take my photograph.]So this is like active causative structureI will have him take my photograph. (Future)Explanation -I will arrange for my photograph to be taken by him.[I will cause him to take my photograph.]So this is like active causative structure