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    Casualties may be heavy if terrorists let off a bomb in a public place.

    Casualties may be heavy if terrorists set off a bomb in a public place.

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    You can use either.

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    Default Re: Which is the correct sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by minsze
    Casualties may be heavy if terrorists let off a bomb in a public place.

    Casualties may be heavy if terrorists set off a bomb in a public place.
    The first would not be used much in the US, if it all. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by minsze
    Casualties may be heavy if terrorists let off a bomb in a public place.

    Casualties may be heavy if terrorists set off a bomb in a public place.
    The first would not be used much in the US, if it all. :wink:

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    I think we'd use it more for a small explosion.

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    I think we'd use it more for a small explosion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I think we'd use it more for a small explosion.
    We let people off at a destination when we drive. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I think we'd use it more for a small explosion.
    We let people off at a destination when we drive. :wink:

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