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Our neighbour got his child kidnapped yesterday.

Is the sentence mentioned above grammatically correct? I know that we can use 'get something+ pp" in the causative. Is the following structure 'get someone + pp" possible in the causative?

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Omar AhmedOur neighbour got his child kidnapped yesterday.

Well, it is grammatical English, but it means that your neighbor called up or sent an email to some kidnappers and told them to come to his house and take his daughter.

Not many fathers would do that to their child!

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I'd say:

* Our neighbor's child got/was kidnapped yesterday.

*The child of our neighbor got/was kidnapped yesterday.


The sentence you used doesn't sound natural or familiar. I don't think so although the meaning is clear.

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anonymous* Our neighbor's child got/was kidnapped yesterday.

An asterisk in front of a sentence is the universal sign in linguistics for marking a sentence as ungrammatical.

*You is ready for to go?
*The nature has formed of the wooden forest.
*We and the kids was ran from the wolfs.

Please don't use it just to highlight sentences.

Thank you.

CJ