Is it true that the position of the subject determines mood/tense, that is imperative vs future? Thus skipping the subject introduces ambiguity.
- Vamos nós jogar cartas = Let's play cards
- Nós vamos jogar cartas = We will play cards/We are going to play cards
- Vamos jogar cartas = (any of the above translations)
Let us vs let's.
In modern English, "let's..." is used for suggestions and informal invitations. The "uncontracted" use of "let" plus a pronoun (let us...) means “to allow or give permission” or "to cause".
• Let's go swimming today.
• Vamos nadar hoje.
• Please, mom, let us go out with our friend today!
• Por favor, mãe, deixe-nos sair com nosso amigo hoje!
• Let us know when you arrive home.
• Avise-nos quando você chegar em casa.
Hi, glad to see that you still watching Saturday Night Fever and listening to the Bee Gees!