[JLPT grammar] What is the difference between 飲ませられる and 飲まされる?

Today I am going to share the Q&A quoted from my JLPT N4 course!



I am wondering what is the difference between 飲ませられる and 飲まされる?
I am studying ‘causative passive’, now.


[My Reply]

The two have exactly the same meaning as the verb [causative passive-form].


飲まされる is a contraction of 飲ませられる. “be made to drink”


[causative passive-form] verbs are difficult to pronounce, even for Japanese native speakers.


That’s why contractions are used very often.

You can make Group1 verbs into contractions, but not Group2 verbs and Group3 verbs.
Because [causative passive- form] of Group1 is the hardest to pronounce.

How to make contractions (Group1 verb);


I hope my answer helps you.😊



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I will teach you until you get it!



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