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24 Dec 2017

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After this they went back to the farm buildings, where Snowball and Napoleon sent for a ladder which they CAUSED to be set against the end wall of the big barn.

—Chapter 2, Animal Farm, by George Orwell

The usage of ‘caused’ seems a bit odd to me. Does it mean ‘ordered’ here?

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