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Comment faire la différence entre to leave et to let?

Comment faire la différence entre to leave et to let?

1) Laisser quelque chose à quelqu’un se traduit par to leave.

Ex : Have you left me some money?

She’s left nothing for us.


2) On utilise to leave pour dire laisser à tel endroit, dans tel état, dans telle position.

Ex : She left the book on her desk.

Please leave the window open.

Leave me alone.


3) Laisser la responsabilité de : to leave + infinitif complet.

Ex : I will leave hime to take the decision.


4) On emploie to let pour dire : laisser la permission de, permettre. Let + infinitif sans to (base verbale).

Ex : She didn’t let me come with you.

Let me give you an advice.


5) To let + postposition.

Ex : Let me in.

Let her through.


6) Il reste se traduit par le passif to be left.

Ex : What is left ?

I have 10 euros left for food and transport for the day.

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