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    #1

    let

    She opened her eyes and let everyone at home know she was okay.

    She opened her eyes and let everyone at home knew she was okay.

    What's the difference in meaning of the above sentences?
    Since, given situation is in past, so I think "know" should be replaced with "knew" in the first sentence. Your opinion please?

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    Re: let

    The second sentence is incorrect. "Know" is correct word in this context. I will let him know = future; I am letting him know = present; I let him know = past.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: let

    Only the first is correct.

    'Let know' means 'inform' or 'informed'. Whatever the tense, the words don't change.

    (Cross-posted with His Grumpiness.)

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