Causative verb adl kata kerja u/ menunjukkan bahwa subjek tidak bertanggung jawab langsung terhadap aksi yang terjadi.
5 rumus causative:
1) causative MAKE
make + something/someone + bare infinitive
cth: His mother made him take his medicine
2) causative LET
let + something/someone + bare infinitive
cth: Would you let us borrow your notes?
3) causative GET
a. get + someone + to infinitive
cth: We will have to get John to fix the phone right away.
b. get + something + verb 3
cth: Let's get some of our money exchanged for dollars.
4) causative HAVE
a. have + someone + bare infinitive
cth: My English teacher had us give oral report
b. have + something + bare infinitive
cth: I want to have this book renewed, please.
5) causative HELP
help + someone + bare infinitive/to infinitive
cth: He is helping me type my paper / He is helping me to type my paper