Discussion in 'English Only' started by hx1997, Jan 14, 2013.
today I came across this sentence
Instead of the sentence above, is it correct to say
Have a look at these:
getting married or marry
getting married/going to marry
Find more here: http://www.wordreference.com/definition/forumtitles/marry (scroll down the page).
Hi, Beryl. Thanks for your reply.
Sorry that I didn't make myself clear, but I meant to ask if the structure "make ... get married to" is correct. It sounds a bit weird to me. "Make ... marry" sounds better.
Yes it's perfectly standard. When you make someone do something it means that you have (in some way) forced them to do it ... some level of coercion is present. It could be physical, or psychological.
I made my children do their homework. (I stood behind them with a big stick).
They made him pay his taxes, by threatening to put him in prison.
OK. Thank you for making me understand it!
Separate names with a comma.