Use of Let in Imperative Sentences
‘Let‘ is used to denote permission and order.
Let + object + m.v. + etc.
Use of Let in the sentences:
Let him go now.
Let her speak first.
Let me tell you this.
Let them go now.
Let me deliver my speech.
Let them play here.
Let her say something.
Let me watch the video.
Use of Let us/ let’s :
It is used for proposal or suggestion:
let us/let’s + action + object + etc.
let’s play football now.
Let’s go to a party.
Lets’ enjoy the movie.
Let’s play snooker.
Let’s sit down for a while.
Let’s learn this puzzle.
Let’s study together.
Use of Let’s not + main verb (It is widely used across the world)
It is also used to express requests that something should not take place at present.
Let’s not argue about this matter.
Let’s help me.
Let’s join the party.
Let’s play the quiz competition with our kids.
Let’s go for a long drive.
let’s Learn Graphic designing to get a handsome salary.
Let’s not study now.
Let’s not forget the sacrifice of our brothers.
Let’s not forgive his mistakes.
Don’t let’s + main verb (it is used in British English)
Don’t let’s go to him.
Don’t let’s tell her the way of going to Jaisalmer.
Exercise -Use of Let
- Let ………. read a novel. (He b. him c. his)
- Let’s …….. football. (Played b. to play c. play)
- Let them ………. There. (Go b. went c. to go)
- Let’s ……. this successful occasion. (To celebrate b. celebrate c. celebrating)
- Let him …….. first in this matter. (To speak b. spoke c. speak)
- Let us ………. to school. (Go b. to go c. going)
- ……….. them complete the lesson. (Let b. to let c. letted)
- ………. capture the moment. (Let’s b. let c. to let us)
- Let ……….confirm. (Me b. my c. I)
- Let ……… be. (It b. its c. it’s)