For example is there a difference between "let the people sing" and "let people sing"? I think in the first case it's like "Allow the people singing" and in the second is like "If you can't sing, people could sing for you". Is that correct? Thanks...

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Let the people sing vs let people sing

If you are referring to all persons in general, you say "Let people sing". Another example: People were dancing in the street.

On the other hand, if you are referring to a particular group of persons, you say "Let the people (for example, present in the hall) sing.

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