Some uses of Get/have/let/allow/make/force by Inglés con Julie - Profesora de inglés en Majadahonda

Some uses of Get/have/let/allow/make/force

 

 

GET: Obtain (action)

I got more moneyà More money was gotten

I get dressed every morning  à  No passive

I put on clothes à Clothes are put on (by me)

 

HAVE: Obtain

I want to have more money à More money is wanted (by me)

 

Note: have information  vs get information

                Have is more formal

 

LET/ALLOW:

Please let me go to the bathroom/Please allow me to go to the bathroom (more formal)

 

Let me/allow me to - get dressed and we can start the day

 

Let me give you some information about that à some information will be given (by me)

 

 

MAKE/FORCE:

My mother made me clean my room à I was made to clean my room (by my mother)

My mother makes me clean my room (routine)

 

The company makes us dress formal à We are made to dress formal (by the company)

 

The company forces us to dress formal (higher level of obligation) à We are forced, (by the company), to dress formal

 

I force myself to read books à I’m forced to read books (by me)

I make myself read books à I’m made to read books (by me)

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