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Meaning of “let's see” in the English Dictionary

"let's see" in British English

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let's see

(also let me see/think) used when you ​want to ​thinkcarefully about something or are ​trying to ​remember: Next ​Saturday, let's ​see, that's when we're going to the ​theatre. The last ​time I ​spoke to her was, now let me ​think, three ​weeks ago.
(Definition of let's see from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"let’s see" in American English

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let’s see

I am ​thinking about this: "How many ​people will be there?" "Well, let’s ​see – I ​think it's about 20." Note: Used in conversation when you are not sure what to say next. Let’s see Let’s ​see is also used when you ​want to ​discover something: Now that we ​know what ​yourinterests are, let’s ​see if we can ​match you to a ​job you’d like.
(Definition of let’s see from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “let's see”
in Chinese (Simplified) 让我想想看,让我想一想…
in Chinese (Traditional) 讓我想想看,讓我想一想…
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