Learn English Grammar – Using MAKE in the Causative

MIchael Grammar

How do we use MAKE in the causative form

When we use the causative form of make and the object of make is performing the action, we use the base form of the main verb.

In its causative form, make has the meaning of “force” or “push”

  • The boss made Jack work on the report all day.
  • I made my students write a journal every day.
  • Jenny made her son eat all of his vegetables.

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