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“Let me…” and “Let’s”

The verb “let” is called a “causative verb,” and is one of the three true causative verbs in English, which are: let, have, and make. English speakers use the verb “let” to direct someone to do something.  In other words, with the verb “let,” the subject of the sentence is relying on or needs someone else to “cause” the action that will take place. Let’s try some example sentences in English conversation to help us understand this concept before we move on to Italian.  In English, we might say, “Let/Leave me alone!” or “Let me think!”  In a less dramatic …

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