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Conversational structures with get

Posted By Manjusha, Filed in English Speaking

Getting something done by somebody else is expressed by the structure get (or have) + noun/pronoun + past participle.

  • I must get my shoes mended. OR I must have my shoes mended.
  • John got/had his brother trained as a mechanic.
  • I must get/have my hair cut.
  • You ought to get/have your watch repaired.

This structure is also used to talk about things that happen to us.

  • We got/had our roof blown off in the storm.
  • I got/had my car stolen twice last year.
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