Let FORM [ let + person + verb ]/ LET SOMEONE DO SOMETHING
This construction means 'to allow someone to do something.'
¡ John lets me drive his new car.
¡ Will your parents let you go to the party ?
I don't know if my boss will let me take the day off.
FORM [make + person + verb] / MAKE SOMEONE DO SOMETHING This construction means 'to force someone to do something.'
¡ My teacher made me apologise for what I had said.
¡ Did somebody make you wear that ugly hat?
¡ She made her children do their homework.
FORM [want + person + to + verb ] / WANT SOMEONE TO DO SOMETHING
This construction is also used with would like / expect / allow/ ask
Nelson Mandela wanted South Africa to be free and get rid of Apartheid.
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