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    Face to face

    Hello,

    can I use “let us see face to face” as an equivalent to “let us see each other”?
    Alternatively, is it possible to use “let´s see” as an equivalent to “see you soon”?

    Thank You for help.

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    Re: Face to face

    Quote Originally Posted by Pavel H View Post
    Hello.

    1. Can I use “Let us see face to face” as an equivalent to “Let us see each other”?
    2. Alternatively, is it possible to use “Let's see” as an equivalent to “See you soon”?

    Thank you for your help.
    Welcome to the forum.

    Please see my corrections above. I have numbered your questions to make it easier to respond.

    1. No, "Let us see face to face" is not grammatical. "Let us see each other face to face" is grammatical but not very natural. By "Let us see each other", do you mean something like "Let's meet up in person soon"?

    2. No. "Let's see" doesn't mean "See you soon". Again, you can say something like "Let's meet up again soon" instead of "See you soon" although they don't quite mean the same.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Face to face

    Let's see is often used when we're not sure what will happen or think that the other person's prediction of what will happen is unlikely.

    A: Jim will win.
    B: Let's see. (= the speaker is less confident that Jim will win)

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