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    1. Please move on.
    2. Please continue.
    3. Please go on.
    4. give him a big clap

    Are the above sentences correct to talk to the kids?

    Thank you.

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    They are fine.

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    #4 is okay??

    You would not hear that in the U.S.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    OK in UK! At least IMO.

    We would also say 'give him a big hand', meaning the same thing but more for the adult group. Not to be confused with 'give him a hand', which is to help him!

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    Ah. We would not say that. (And not to be confused with "give him the clap" which is an older way to refer to a venereal disease.)

    Let's give him a big hand, let's give him a big round of applause.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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