Does “make somebody do something” have the same meaning with “let somebody do something”?
"Make" can mean you force someone to do something that he or she doesn't want to do. Which is the case in this clip. Ex: His mother made him clean his room. It can also be used to mean that you cause someone to do something. That thing can be good or bad. Ex: My brother often makes me laugh. Whereas "let" is usually used to mean that you allow or give permission for someone to do something. Ex: Our boss let us leave early. We can also use "let" to mean allow in the sense that we make something possible. Ex: This student card lets you book discount flights. Remember, we use "let" when we mean allow and, it's usually something the person wants to do. Ex: My boss let me leave early (I wanted to leave early, and the boss gave me permission). We use "make" when we mean force or cause and it's usually something the person doesn't want to do. Ex: My boss made me stay late (I didn't want to stay, but I had to).
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