Which is correct:
"let them have" or "let them to have"?

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let them have

This phrase is correct and commonly used in English.

This phrase is used to give permission or allow someone to have or do something. The structure is "let + pronoun + verb."


  • Let them have a piece of cake.
  • Let them have some time to think about it.
  • Let them have a chance to prove themselves.
  • Let them have a break from work.
  • Let them have a say in the matter.

let them to have

This phrase is incorrect in English. The preposition "to" should not be used after "let" in this context.

The correct phrase is "let them have." The structure "let + pronoun + verb" is used to give permission or allow someone to do something. The addition of "to" before the verb is not necessary in this context.

Last updated: March 24, 2024

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