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Have vs. get in the causative

In causative constructions, for example: I'll have him do it for me. I'll get him to do it for me. What is the difference in meaning between them? Obviously, there's a difference in ...
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Complements of Causative Structure

From the sentence He makes me love English. I was told that "love English" is an object complement. However, my teacher told me that a complement can only be a noun, an adj, and prep. phrase. ...
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Diagramming Sentences with Causative Verbs and Predicate Adjectives

So I was recently relearning how to diagram sentences, but I ran across a sentence that had a causative verb and a predicate adjective and I had no idea how to diagram it. This is my best guess, but ...