Decoded Slug: ~하게 하다 [hage hada] (Make someone do)

Korean Grammar Point
~하게 하다 [hage hada] (Make someone do)

~하게 하다 [hage hada] (Make someone do)

Short explanation:

This grammar point is used when someone is making or letting someone else do something.


Subject + (person who is made/let to do something) + Verb + ~하게 하다


어머니는 저를 일찍 자게 했습니다.
Eomeonineun jeoreul iljjik jage haetsseumnida.
My mother made me go to bed early.
선생님은 우리를 많이 공부하게 했습니다.
Seonsaengnimeun urireul mani gongbu hage hatsseumnida.
The teacher made us study a lot.
재수없는 사고로 그는 그녀를 울게 했습니다.
Jaesueopsneun sago-ro geuneun geunyeoreul ulge haesseoyo.
Due to an unfortunate accident, he made her cry.
그녀는 남편을 행복하게 했습니다.
Geunyeoneun nampyeoneul haengbokhage haetsseumnida.
She made her husband happy.

Long explanation:

The ~하게 하다 [hage hada] structure is used to indicate that someone is causing another person to perform an action or is allowing another person to perform an action. The action verb is conjugated with ~하게, and the 하다 verb is used lastly to imply the action being caused or permitted. The subject of the sentence is the person who is causing or permitting the action, while the object of the sentence is the person who is being made to do the action.

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