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    Let and allow

    What is the difference between let and allow?

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    Re: Let and allow

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is the difference between let and allow?
    In the passive, you cannot use let; instead, you use the verb allow:

    When I was in my late teens, my parents let me stay out late at night.
    When I was in my late teens, I was allowed (not was let) to stay out late at night.

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