Date: 1567 let us

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • let's — [lets] the short form of let us , used especially to make suggestions ▪ Let s go! ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ SUGGESTIONS Use let s to make a suggestion about something you and someone else could do together. Let s ... is a fairly firm way to suggest something, and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • let's — (let us) v. come (precedes an action verb) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • let's — ► CONTRACTION ▪ let us …   English terms dictionary

  • let's — [lets] contraction let us …   English World dictionary

  • LET'S — contr. let us (let s go now). * * * let s «lehts», let us. * * * ◊ making a suggestion You use let s when you are suggesting that you and someone else should do something. Let s is short for let us . It is followed by an infinitive without to .… …   Useful english dictionary

  • let's — I UK [lets] / US short form the usual way of saying or writing let us . This is not often used in formal writing. See: let II 1) used for suggesting that you and one or more other people do something Let s eat now. Do you want to leave? Yes, let… …   English dictionary

  • let's — (verbal form) (F) let s continue; let s go …   Combinatory dictionary

  • let's — [[t]le̱ts[/t]] ♦♦ Let s is the usual spoken form of let us …   English dictionary

  • let's — the short form of let us : C mon, let s go! see propose …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • let's — /lɛts/ (say lets) a contraction of let us, often used to exhort others to do something: let s all go to the beach …   Australian English dictionary

  • let's — [[t]lɛts[/t]] use contraction of let us[/ex] • usage: See contraction, let …   From formal English to slang

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