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What's the difference between Let and Make?

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Let: The word "let" means the same as "allow" or "give permission." e.g. "My mother won't let me get my ears pierced until I'm 15."

Make: The word "make" means the same as “"force" or "cause to happen / cause to feel something." e.g. "My boss made me stay late every day this week!"

Which word is needed in the following sentences, make or let? Change the form when needed e.g. made, letting

1. My manager doesn't ___ me take leave very often.

2. My parents ___ me eat vegetables almost every day when I was younger.

3. Rainy days and Mondays always ___ Louis very sad.

4. I wanted to make a cheesecake for my father’s birthday, but my mom would not ___ me.

5. Would you mind ___ Dan help you with this project? I know that you can do it on your own, but he’s eager to get more experience.

6. Yesterday, Sara ___ me borrow her car to go to the shop.

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  • 1. My mother won't ___ me go to the disco with Jimmy, but I really want to go with him!





  • 2. London is such a big city! It always ___ me nervous to drive around because I worry about getting lost.





  • 3. Yesterday, she ___ the dog go outside without a leash, and the dog ran away.





  • 4. Does your father ___ you drive his new car sometimes?