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To let - To leave
1) a) LEAVE + noun = to let stay in the place or the condition stated: to put, to abandon.
ex : Leave the book on my desk when you go!
ex : He left all his things in his hotel room and ran away…
b) To let something remain for another person's action :
ex : They left me no cake : they ate it all…
c) Used with a precise location, ‘leave’ may mean ‘forget’.
ex : Oh damn ! I’ve left my umbrella on the train again!
d) LEAVE : to have something/someone remaining after departure = to abandon or let down.
ex : He left his wife and kids 2 months ago and is now living in Paris.
e) LEAVE = let a product (introduced by 'for') remain for someone:
ex : Have you left anything for us to eat while you’re away?
f) An idiom : Leave me alone!= Let me do what I want ...
2) LET: a) LET + direct complement + Verb = to allow, permit.
ex : He didn’t let me speak …
b) LET + infinitive without 'to' = a permission granted.
ex : For once, let the children go out with their friends tonight.
c) LET + direct complement + infinitive without 'to' = an offer, an invitation, a suggestion .
ex : Let them wait … They’re in no hurry !
ex : Let me see your essay and I’ll correct the mistakes …
d) In the negative form: LET NOT (not using 'do') = indicates formal style:
ex : Let not our laziness prevent us from helping the needy.
e) Don’t + imperative form = familiar style.
ex : 'Please don’t let me be misunderstood…'
f) Let + infinitive = a request, a command.
ex : Let me know the results when you have them …
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