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I have a question.

"I made a list. Let's take a look."
or

"I made a list. Let's have a look."

Which way is correct ? What's the difference between these sentences ?

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'Take' is typical of American English, and 'have' is typical of British English, if I'm not mistaken. Here's a reference to a similar discussion on here.

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There's no semantic difference between the phrases "to have a look" and "to take a look". However, in BrE, you usually say:

I've made a list. Let's have a look (at it).

In AmE, you usually say:

I made/have made a list. Let's take a look (at it).

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