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    interrupt or interrupts

    Hi there,

    I've seen this sentence in an insurance paper and I want to know if it is correct.

    The sentence:
    "Do not let anything unforeseen interrupt your driving."

    I wonder if it is right to say:
    "Do not let anything unforeseen interrupts your driving."

    Shall we use the base form of the verb or add (-s) to it?

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    Re: interrupt or interrupts

    Only interrupt is correct.

    It's the bare infinitive (the infinitive without to) used after let and means

    "Do not allow anything unforeseen to interrupt your driving."


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    Re: interrupt or interrupts

    Quote Originally Posted by # 1 View Post
    Hi there,

    I've seen this sentence in an insurance paper and I want to know if it is correct.

    The sentence:
    "Do not let anything unforeseen interrupt your driving."

    I wonder if it is right to say:
    "Do not let anything unforeseen interrupts your driving."

    Shall we use the base form of the verb or add (-s) to it?
    The first one is fine. We use:
    let somebody do something- not does.

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    Re: interrupt or interrupts

    You are right, Dawood, but please state that you are not a teacher.

    Rover

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    Re: interrupt or interrupts

    Thank you very much Mr. Rover and Mr. Dawood Usmani

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    Re: interrupt or interrupts

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    You are right, Dawood, but please state that you are not a teacher.

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    Thanks my dear teacher, but my profile already tells about me. Doesn't it?
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    Re: interrupt or interrupts

    Please read the administrator's remarks here:

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...tml#post755236

    Rover

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    Re: interrupt or interrupts

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Please read the administrator's remarks here:

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...tml#post755236

    Rover
    Ok Sir.

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    Re: interrupt or interrupts

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Please read the administrator's remarks here:

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...tml#post755236

    Rover
    I would like to say one thing, dear sir, that it was my humbleness that I didn't set my member type as English Teacher even though I have been teaching English for more than six years. I didn't set my member type because , to me , I'm totally nothing among you learned and experienced people.
    Please accept my apologies.

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