LET | MAKE + Verb

Point 30 in the category of VERBs/patterns is defined as:

‘MAKE’, ‘LET’ + INFINITIVE WITHOUT ‘TO’

*It is interesting that there is no mention of the object between the verbs.


A search in iWeb corpus for:

MAKE _P _VVI

1 MAKE YOU FEEL 69401
2 MAKE IT WORK 43378
3 MAKE IT LOOK 37679
4 MAKES YOU FEEL 36675
5 MAKE IT HAPPEN 34260
6 MAKE THEM FEEL 17083
7 MAKE YOU LOOK 15701
8 MAKES ME WANT 15656
9 MAKES IT LOOK 11978
10 MAKE IT SEEM 11191
11 MAKES YOU THINK 11140
12 MAKE THEM LOOK 10840
13 MAKE YOU WANT 10782
14 MAKE YOU THINK 10493
15 MAKES THEM FEEL 8884

16 MAKE US FEEL 8668

First of all, we enjoy music because we want to listen to something that makes us feel better.

Korean, Female, Level 3, Writing Class.


17 MAKES YOU WANT 8304
18 MAKE IT FEEL 8185
19 MADE ME WANT 8158
20 MADE ME REALIZE 7838
21 MAKING IT LOOK 7730
22 MAKES YOU LOOK 7627
23 MAKING YOU FEEL 7245
24 MAKES IT SEEM 6781
25 MAKES US FEEL 6684
26 MAKE IT APPEAR 6676
27 MAKE ME WANT 6400
28 MADE US FEEL 6253
29 MAKES YOU WONDER 6051
30 MADE IT LOOK 6039
31 MAKES IT SOUND 5797
32 MAKE IT GO 5783
33 MAKES IT FEEL 5578
34 MAKE THEM WORK 5404
35 MAKE YOU LAUGH 5234
36 MAKE IT SOUND 5217
37 MADE YOU FEEL 4634
38 MAKE HIM FEEL 4453
39 MAKE YOU SMILE 4411
40 MADE IT SEEM 4213
41 MAKES THEM LOOK 4039
42 MAKING THEM FEEL 4002
43 MAKE IT STAND 3921
44 MAKING IT WORK 3900
45 MAKING IT HAPPEN 3895
46 MADE IT WORK 3792
47 MADE IT HAPPEN 3678
48 MAKES ME THINK 3662
49 MADE HIM FEEL 3400
50 MAKE YOU STAND 3370

1 LET ME KNOW 207489
2 LET US KNOW 195077
3 LET YOU KNOW 109002
4 LET THEM KNOW 46071
5 LET ME TELL 38360
6 LET IT GO 25344
7 LET IT SIT 21320
8 LET ME EXPLAIN 16038
9 LET ME GIVE 12789
10 LET HIM KNOW 11030
11 LET US HELP 9769
12 LETTING YOU KNOW 9576
13 LET HIM GO 9488
14 LET THEM GO 9443
15 LET ME GET 9067
16 LET ME ASK 9056
17 LET US TAKE 9039
18 LETTING ME KNOW 8911
19 LET ME SEE 8318
20 LET EVERYONE KNOW 8129
21 LET HER KNOW 7561
22 LET ME SAY 7092
23 LETTING THEM KNOW 6904
24 LETTING US KNOW 6900
25 LET US SEE 5889
26 LET YOU GO 5790
27 LET ME START 5784
28 LET US LOOK 5777
29 LET US GO 5767
30 LET IT GET 5470
31 LET ME TAKE 5429
32 LET THEM GET 5016
33 LET HER GO 4803
34 LET YOU GET 4766
35 LET YOU SEE 4704
36 LET US CONSIDER 4521
37 LET ME SHOW 4512
38 LET YOU USE 4315
39 LET ME MAKE 4269
40 LET US SAY 4082
41 LET IT HAPPEN 3714
42 LET THEM SIT 3711
43 LET IT DRY 3598
44 LET US MAKE 3429

45 LET ME INTRODUCE 3417

PELIC STUDENT EXAMPLE:

Let me introduce my own habits.

Korean, Male, Level 3, Writing Class.

 

46 LET YOU TAKE 3332
47 LET IT REST 3229
48 LET ME ADD 3118
49 LET IT SOAK 3035
50 LET US PRAY 3033


A2 vocabulary:

add, dry, everyone, explain, happen, laugh, let, letting, pray, rest, sound, stand

B1:

appear, consider, introduce, realize, seem, smile, wonder

B2:

soak