Causative Verbs Test: Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    The shop delivers food to Mary’s house. Mary ................ to her house by the shop.

    The correct answer is "has food delivered." This is because the sentence structure is indicating that Mary is the one who has the food delivered to her house. The verb "has" shows possession or ownership, and in this case, it is showing that Mary is the one who arranges for the food to be delivered to her house by the shop.

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    At the butcher’s, Fred said: “Please cut my meat into small pieces”. Fred ................ into small pieces.

    Fred asked the butcher to cut his meat into small pieces. The phrase "had his meat cut" implies that Fred requested someone else to perform the action of cutting his meat. Therefore, the correct answer is "had his meat cut."

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    The hairdresser cuts Rachel’s hair about twice a year. Rachel ................ about twice a year.)

    The sentence states that the hairdresser cuts Rachel's hair about twice a year. The correct answer, "has her hair cut," is a grammatically correct way to express this action. It uses the verb "has" in the present tense to show that Rachel is the one who receives the action of having her hair cut by the hairdresser.

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    Last week, the optician checked Bob’s eyes. Last week, Bob ................ by the optician.

    The correct answer is "had his eyes checked." This is because the sentence "Last week, the optician checked Bob's eyes" is in the past tense and indicates that someone else performed the action on Bob's eyes. The phrase "had his eyes checked" correctly reflects this by using the past tense verb "had" to indicate that Bob was the recipient of the action, and "his eyes checked" indicates what action was performed on him.

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    Mr. Frost’s doctor said: “If you come next week, I’ll check your blood pressure.” Mr. Frost ................ by the doctor next week.

    The doctor told Mr. Frost that if he comes next week, he will check his blood pressure. This implies that Mr. Frost will undergo the blood pressure check-up next week.

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    The garage has just serviced (= checked) Jane’s car. Jane ................ by the garage.

    The sentence states that the garage has recently checked Jane's car. The correct answer, "has just had her car serviced," accurately reflects this information. It implies that Jane recently had her car serviced by the garage.

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    A builder is going to mend the roof on our house. We ................ by a builder.

    The correct answer is "are going to have the roof mended." This is because the sentence is in the future tense and expresses the intention or plan of having the roof repaired by a builder. The phrase "are going to have" indicates that the action of mending the roof is something that the speaker has arranged or scheduled to be done.

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