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    oboeteru is offline Newbie
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    Let, lets or maybe let's...?

    I don't have any idea what is the difference between these three and when I can use them. (btw, here new question appeared :P Can I say: 'what are THE differences?' or is it reserved just for singular?)

    I mean phrases like down here:

    Let me go.
    Lets stay here. (Wouldn't it be rather: he lets me stay here as normal Present Simple?)
    Let's dance.

    If I wanted to say to someone to chill out and to not hurry, should I say:
    'so let not force anything for a while' or it's incorrect?

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    Re: Let, lets or maybe let's...?

    Quote Originally Posted by oboeteru View Post
    I don't have any idea what is the difference between these three and when I can use them. (btw, here new question appeared :P Can I say: 'what are THE differences?' or is it reserved just for singular?) "What are the differences" is OK.

    I mean phrases like down here:

    Let me go. This is fine.
    Lets stay here. (Wouldn't it be rather: he lets me stay here as normal Present Simple?) This is incorrect. "Let's (let us) stay here" is correct. "He lets me stay here" has a completely different meaning.
    Let's dance. This is correct.

    If I wanted to say to someone to chill out and to not hurry, should I say:
    'so let's not force anything for a while' or it's incorrect?
    Bhai.

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