Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Let"

The meaning of "Let" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Let me break the news to you. mean?
A: to be the first to tell [you] a big or significant story.

for example, you might say this if it's the first time you're telling a friend that you and your partner are splitting up.
Q: What does Let everyone do it who can. mean?
A: Sounds like broken English, it means "let everyone who is able to try"
Q: What does Let's not jump the gun. mean?
A: Let's not jump to conclusions.
Let's not start (something) too quickly.
Let's not be hasty.
depending on the context.
Q: What does Let's go ahead and cue the flame, please. mean?
A: If it was a director, he/she probably said "cue the film" (maybe you misheard?).

"Cue the flame" has no special meaning, what it does mean is "start the fire"... so if the scene had some sort of fire, then it would make sense to say "cue the flame".

Another more common expression is "cue the flame war". This expression is limited to online (internet) discussion forums. When people get into a heated argument or attack online, this is called a "flame war", so people may say "cue the flame war" when they think a "flame war" between users is about to start.
Q: What does Let me pencil that in for tomorrow. mean?
A: It means booking an appointment that can be chanced or erased.
予約する時、消去されにあります。:)

Example sentences using "Let"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Let me see .
A: So you want an example sentence? Hmm, let me see...how about this one?

I don’t know if we have any clean plates left. Let me see if I can find one in the kitchen.

You got a new car? Let me see!
Q: Please show me example sentences with Let's get together.
A: "I need to go to the supermarket, too. Let's go together."
私もスーパーへ行くんだ。一緒に行こう。

俺には日本語はまだ少し難しいんだから、すまんな😅
Q: Please show me example sentences with Let.
A: let means to allow.

"Let me help you." (allow me to assist you)
"Let's go to the movies" (in this context it means "I propose we go to the movies" or literally "we should allow ourselves to go to the movies")
" She let herself feel bad." (She allowed herself the chance to feel bad.)
"Let the water out of the tub." (unstop the tub and allow the water to flow out.)
"He got in trouble for letting his sister jump out the window."

I think you get the just.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Let's go to “the one” famous for spicy food. I don't know the usage of “the one”..
A: A: "Which movie do you want to see?"
B: "The one with zombies sounds fun."

"Have you been to that ramen place? The one just down the street?"

You use "the one" to replace the topic you were just discussing: "movie" or "ramen place" in these examples. We do this to keep from sounding redundant.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Let alone; engage; lowdown; .
A: "He would never walk again let alone play a sport"
"I would never be a nurse let alone a doctor"

Synonyms of "Let" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Let's go! and Here we go! ?
A: "Let's go!" 「行きましょう!」
"Here we go!" よく「さぁ、始めよう」
Q: What is the difference between Let it drop. and Let the matter drop. ?
A: Well, in the context that you're asking someone to stop discussing something, " Drop it" is more common.

But to answer your question, 'let it drop' and 'let the matter drop' are the same thing.
'Let the matter drop' is being more detailed than just saying, 'let it drop.'

And while it's fine to say both those sentences, If you want to sound more like a
native, I would just say 'drop it'.
Q: What is the difference between Let's hang out together and Let's go on a date ?
A: "Hang out together" usually means to spend time together platonically (not romantically, but as friends). "Let's hang out" is often used without the added word "together".

Some people use this phrase to ask someone they are interested in to spend time with them without the pressure of calling it a date. This is especially true when the person suggesting it is worried that the other person would turn down the idea of a date.

"Let's go on a date" almost always means a "romantic date," but some people use it for any planned get-together with a friend (not as common). For example, when my friend Sally and I plan a "wine night" we will call that a date.

Does this help?
Q: What is the difference between Let me get you something to drink. and Let me give you something to drink. ?
A: If I have to go buy or serve your drink, then I will use "get". If I have your drink in my hand, then I will use "give".
Q: What is the difference between Let me see. and Please show me. ?
A: "Let me see," can be a request to see something, or what we call in English a preamble... something you'd start a sentence with like the phrase えぇとね。。。In Japanese.

"Please show me," is a direct request to see something.

Translations of "Let"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Let's unbutton your shirts. Is it rcorrect and natural to say my kids?
A: yes its natural 👍
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Let's go to the party tonight?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Let's squash this!
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Let us make small talking .
A: Let's have a chat.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Let's play it by ear.
A: Let's not make any final plans right now. Let's see how things go, and decide later.

Other questions about "Let"

Q: Let me do you the honour of making your acquaintances to the queen of wattpad Does this sound natural?
A: × Let me do you the honour of making your acquaintances to the queen of wattpad
Let me give you the honor of making your acquaintances the queen of wattpad

“Honor” is spelt with a “u” in the UK but since it’s US English it’s spelt without the “u” but it’s a common mistake so don’t worry about it too much. I have multiple friends that would spell it with a “u” in the US.
Q: Let's wrap it up in 5 minutes.
Let's wrap things up in 5 minutes

What is the difference between the two sentences?
A: They mean exactly the same thing.
Q: Let's go on a trip to somewhere with my car. Does this sound natural?
A: or
Let's go on a road trip
Q: Let me make sure objectives of this analysis, before you explain the result. Does this sound natural?
A: × Let me make sure objectives of this analysis, before you explain the result.
Let me determine the objectives of this analysis, before you explain the result.

Q: Let's say I tell older people "You mean, what you wanted to say is about political problems?" "You mean" sounds rude to them?
A: No it is not. In English we do not have statements for elders. As long as you have greeted politely before your conversation begun all you need now is a good speaking tone and good body language, then you are fine.

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