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    Smile let+object+p.p

    Hi everyone.

    I wonder if it is wrong or not to use "let+object+p.p".

    Some teachers say it's wrong to use such usage. I was advised to put "be" before "p.p", that is, let+object+be+pp.

    Today I found the following sentence on the Internet.
    "You did a great job, but donít let it gone to your head."
    Is it incorrect?

    If it's correct, then would you be able to show some sentences like that?

    Thank you in advance!

    Sonny

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    Re: let+object+p.p

    Yes, it's wrong. It should be:
    Don't let it go to your head.



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    Smile Re: let+object+p.p

    Thank you very much for your prompt reply.

    Then is it possible to change "So stand up and your voice be heard." into

    " So stand up and let your voice heard."

    Looking forward to hearing from you soon!

    Sonny

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    Re: let+object+p.p

    Quote Originally Posted by sonnyweb View Post
    Thank you very much for your prompt reply.

    Then is it possible to change "So stand up and your voice be heard." into

    " So stand up and let your voice heard."

    Looking forward to hearing from you soon!

    Sonny
    'your voice be heard' on its own doesn't mean anything, so your first collection of words isn't a sentence. That phrase needs a finite verb - either 'let', as you suggest, or 'may' (which expresses more of a wish than an instruction).

    b

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    Re: let+object+p.p

    Quote Originally Posted by sonnyweb View Post
    "So stand up and your voice be heard."
    The expression is:
    Stand up and let your voice be heard.
    I assume that the "let" was inadvertently left out of the original.


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