TO HAVE / GET SOMETHING DONE
I HAD my car FIXED last week.
1. We use the structure have/get
something done when we want to say that we ask someone else to do something for
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.|
2. We use CAUSATIVE HAVE to show that you ask
someone to do something.
(have + someone + infinitive
I had my sister
do my exercises.
They had their mothers pick them at school.
3. 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.
4. We use CAUSATIVE MAKE to show the idea 'to force
someone to do something'.
(make + someone + infinitive
The mother made
her kid do his homework.
Did teacher make you memorize all the poem?
4. Explanation - Watch the Video*****
5. Causative Passive - Watch the video*****