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Reiko07
Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2019 12:34:03 AM

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This is one of those occasions in English usage that lets you follow your ear to determine what works best. If you thought “let” would have worked better in that previous sentence, you would have formal grammar on your side, but using “lets” should not get you into trouble, either.

https://brians.wsu.edu/2016/05/19/one-of-the-singular/

Is it possible to replace would have worked better with would work better?






My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
BobShilling
Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2019 2:37:23 AM
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Yes, though that puts a slightly different slant on things.
Reiko07
Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:34:09 AM

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Thank you very much, BobShilling.

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
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