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    #1

    let's stop + ing

    Thee construction 'let's stop + ing'(imperative sentences) is it used in informal English? And also could any verb work with it?

    e.g. Let's stop arguing!
    Let's stop drinking! etc.

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    Re: let's stop + ing

    It is widely used in informal English.

    It would sound very odd with certain verbs:

    'Let's stop dying!' 'Let's stop stopping!'

    Rover

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