Using let

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Let can be used to introduce suggestions and orders. It is followed by object + Infinitive without to.

There are two possible negative forms - let us not and do not let us.

Let with first person pronouns

When let is followed by a first person pronoun, it is considered a kind of imperative. Let us (also let's) is used to make suggestions or to give instructions or orders to a group that includes the speaker.

In question tags shall we? is used. Let’s is used as a short answer.

Let me is used to give instructions to oneself. The expressions let me see and let me think are very common.

See also

Laid off vs. Fired
Last and the last
Lay and lie
The least and the fewest
Less and fewer
Like and as

See also

Just, already and yet

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