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HAVE/ GET SOMETHING DONE:
We use the structure have/get something done when we want to say that we ask someone else to do something for us.
Compare the sentences:
“I fixed the washing machine”. (I did it myself)
“I had my washing machine fixed”. (I asked someone to fix it for me)
|Tense||have/get something done|
|Present Simple||I have/get my hair cut.|
|Past Simple||I had/got my hair cut.|
|Present Continuous||I’m having/getting my hair cut.|
|Past Continuous||I was having/getting my hair cut.|
|Present Perfect||I have had my hair cut.|
|Past Perfect||I had had my hair cut.|
|will||I will have my hair cut.|
|must||I must have my hair cut.|
|be going to||I’m going to have my hair cut.|
GET SOMEONE TO DO SOMETHING:
We use CAUSATIVE GET to show the idea that someone convinces another person to do something.
(get + someone + infinitive WITH TO)
I got her to let me copy her homework.
He’ll get them to arrive before 10 pm.
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