• The person or thing performing the action can be introduced by par instead of à to avoid ambiguity. Note the two possible meanings of Il fait lire le poème à sa petite amie. • He has his girlfriend read the poem. • He has the poem read to his girlfriend. • BUT • Il fait lire le poème par sa petite amie. (He has his girlfriend read the poem.) • In compound tenses, the past participle of faire + infinitive does not agree with the
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