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Causative verbs to me are: make, let, have, help and get.

They all get a direct object and the verb after the object (if it's a full-infinitive) comes in the bare infinitive form. It's correct for all of them except "get".

For example, the structure below is not correct.
subject + get (in any tense or person) someone/something + bare infinitive

That is, get has no specific rule as in other ordinary verbs but has the meaning of causing in its causative form sentence.

Do you, too, think like above?

  • You asked the same question on another forum under the name of KhoshtipMan. What is it that you still don't understand? – BillJ Jul 21 '17 at 7:32
  • Did you read the next question there please? – Abbasi Jul 21 '17 at 7:36
  • Causative "get" takes a to-infinitival complement, if that's what you're asking – BillJ Jul 21 '17 at 7:53
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    It's wrong insofar as causative "get" takes a to-infinitival complement. – BillJ Jul 21 '17 at 8:03
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    "I got him to quit" is possible. "I got him quit" is impossible. But "I made him to quit" is impossible. "I made him quit" is possible. – P. E. Dant Jul 21 '17 at 8:07

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