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Can we use extraposition rule in the situations like below?

"I made my friend who came here last week happy"

Can it be like this?

"I made happy my friend who came here last week"

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  • The second sentence feels unnatural to me, though I don’t think I can say it’s wrong. – Stella Biderman Nov 26 '17 at 4:56
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    Happy made I my friend who came here last week. – Hot Licks Oct 25 '18 at 0:33
  • Extraposition from NP (not Extraposition, which applies only to heavy subjects) moves heavy relative clauses away from antecedents, but it doesn't move predicates like happy. The transformed sentence should be I made my friend happy who came here last week, not the ungrammatical *I made happy my friend who came here last week – John Lawler Dec 24 '18 at 3:15
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I believe this is an example of shifting and not extraposition. Extraposition would require moving a constituent in such a way that it causes a discontinuity, but here there is no discontinuity. If you wanted to use extraposition, you could word it this way.

"I made my friend happy who came here last week."

Please note that the first way you have it written is the most canonical word ordering.

See the Wikipedia articles on extraposition and shifting, linked below, for more details and examples.

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