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why not "make" instead of "made"?



 
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why not "make" instead of "made"? #1 (permalink) Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:46 am   why not "make" instead of "made"?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #92 "Using Make and Do (2)", question 8

He was confused and couldn't ......... up his mind about what to do next.

(a) make
(b) do
(c) made
(d) did

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #92 "Using Make and Do (2)", answer 8

He was confused and couldn't make up his mind about what to do next.

Correct answer: (a) make

Your answer was: incorrect
He was confused and couldn't made up his mind about what to do next.
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why not " make" instead?

that it comes after helping verb.

thank you veryyyy muh^^
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why not "make" instead of "made"? #2 (permalink) Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:00 pm   why not "make" instead of "made"?
 

Hi Chin

The correct answer is indeed make.
Apparently you originally chose 'made' as the answer and 'made' is not correct.
Quote:
Correct answer: (a) make

Your answer was: incorrect
He was confused and couldn't made up his mind about what to do next.

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why not "make" instead of "made"? #3 (permalink) Wed Nov 18, 2009 22:59 pm   why not "make" instead of "made"?
 

Hi
whyn't made instead?
as with could we can use here verb-3 form as made is v3 of make
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