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    What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

    What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

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    Re: What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

    What do you mean "in question tag"?

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    Re: What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kharkhun View Post
    What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?
    There's no difference. Neither occurs in a sentence tag.

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    Re: What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

    I mean when we say "will you?" at the end of the sentence and when we say "Shall we?".

    Ex: Let's go somewhere different tonight, shall we? (What if we change the first part into: Let us?)

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    Re: What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kharkhun View Post
    I mean when we say "will you?" at the end of the sentence and when we say "Shall we?".
    Someone who uses 'shall' can answer this part.
    Ex: Let's go somewhere different tonight, shall we? (What if we change the first part into: Let us?)
    There's no difference between 'Let's' and 'Let us'.

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    Re: What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

    Please dad, let me and him go to the cinema, ..... ? (What do you choose? Will you or shall we?

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    Re: What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

    "Will you".

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    Re: What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

    That's my question. Why? why not shall we?

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    It's dad who'll be doing the letting — not us.

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    Re: What's the difference between "let's" and "let us" in question tag?

    When we learn English in our country, we're told that "let's" is different from "let us". If one says "let's do something", that means the speaker involves the listener in the activity, so we are told to use "shall we?" ;if "let us do something", it means the speaker doesn't involve the listener in the activity, so we are told to use "will you?". Does such a "theory" not exist at all actually?

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