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


"let's see" in English

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let's see

also let me see/think

used when you want to think carefully 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 your interests 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)