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I saw these sentences in an online lecture and get confused about the usage of "got". Is the use of "got" correct here?

  1. He got me to sell my old car at a low price.

  2. My mother got me to cook dinner for her.

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merriam-webster.com gives this definition:

9 : to prevail on : cause finally got them to tidy up their room

Therefore, if "My mother got me to cook dinner for her", that means that she prevailed on me to do it. In plain English, she made me do it or she convinced me to do it.

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Instead of "got" you can use "made". He made me sell my old car at a low price. My mother made me cook dinner for her. - Your question is a question for the dictionary.

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