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Have something done

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Have something done

  1. 1. THE CAUSATIVE FORM
  2. 2. © Oxford Univeristy Press
  3. 3. <ul><li>HAVE / GET something DONE is a passive </li></ul><ul><li>structure used… </li></ul><ul><li>When you want to indicate that you paid someone to </li></ul><ul><li>do something for you: </li></ul><ul><li>They had their house </li></ul><ul><li>painted blue. </li></ul><ul><li>(Professional house painters </li></ul><ul><li>did the work.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>To talk about something unpleasant: </li></ul><ul><li>Jackie had her car stolen. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Structure : </li></ul><ul><li>HAVE + object + PAST PARTICIPLE </li></ul><ul><li>I’ m having the house painted at the moment </li></ul><ul><li>He’ s going to have his eyes tested next week </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>John had his hair dyed at the hairdresser’s </li></ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul><ul><li>When did he have his hair dyed? </li></ul><ul><li>questions and </li></ul><ul><li>negations are </li></ul><ul><li>always formed </li></ul><ul><li>with does/did </li></ul>
  7. 8. They’ve had the grass cut They’ve had the roof repaired They’ve had the path repaired cut plant repair (x2) build paint They’ve had some trees planted They’ve had a new porch built They’ve had the house /windows painted © Oxford Univeristy Press
  8. 10. I must go to the dry cleaner’s to … I must go to the dry cleaner’s to have my suit cleaned.
  9. 11. I …….. at a famous salon last week. I had my hair cut at a famous salon last week
  10. 12. We ………….. (the house) …. this week. We are having the house painted this week.
  11. 13. I must ……. (fix) ….. this week. I must have the computer fixed this week.
  12. 14. My brother has taken the car to the garage to … My brother has taken the car to the garage to have it repaired.
  13. 15. I have an appointment at the dentist’s to ….. (teeth/clean) I have an appointment at the dentist’s to have my teeth cleaned.
  14. 16. They have ….garage…. (use the Present Perfect) They have had a garage built
  15. 17. They are going to … They are going to have their photograph taken.
  16. 18. You should have … (the windows) …. They look dirty. You should have the windows cleaned. They look dirty.
  17. 19. My neighbours … (a new tree)…. in their garden. My neighbours had a new tree planted in their garden.
  18. 20. My father … (the newspaper /deliver)… every morning. My father has the newspaper delivered every morning.
  19. 21. Mona Lisa … (her portrait) … by Leonardo. Mona Lisa had her portrait painted by Leonardo.
  20. 22. I … (my shopping/ deliver) … yesterday I had my shopping delivered yesterday
  21. 23. Our neighbours … (their roof / repair)… after the storm. Our neighbours had their roof repaired after the storm.
  22. 24. He… (his arm/x-ray)… tomorrow. He is going to have his arm X-rayed tomorrow.
  23. 25. My sister …. (the sink/fix) … by a plumber yesterday My sister had the sink fixed by a plumber.
  24. 26. You should have … once a year. You should have your eyes tested once a year.
  25. 27. He ……. two days ago. He had his car washed two days ago.
  26. 28. We … every day. We have the milk delivered every day.

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