hacer venir

hacer venir(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to summon)
a. to send for
Me dejé las llaves dentro de casa y tuve que hacer venir a un cerrajero.I left my keys inside the house and had to send for a locksmith.
b. to call
El grifo no funciona. Tendremos que hacer venir a un plomero.The tap doesn't work. We'll have to call a plumber.
2. (to force to come)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Ya no necesitamos tu ayuda. - Así que me han hecho venir para nada.We don't need your help now. - So, you've made me come for nothing.
Teníamos que entregar el proyecto el lunes, y el jefe nos hizo venir a trabajar el domingo.We had to deliver the project on Monday, and the boss made us come to work on Sunday.
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