There is someone I do not want to see. What can I say to my assistant:
Let him wait.
Keep him waiting.
Make him wait.
What is the difference among these?
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None of those are suitable if you plan to not see the person and wish to send them away politely. If that's the case, say (eg) “Please tell X I can't see them today”, or “Tell X I won't see them”, or (less politely) “Tell X to go away”. If you can't meet with a person immediately, you might say “Ask X to wait until I'm free in about an hour”.
Either of the following would be fairly rude: “Keep X waiting for a while, then tell them I'm in a meeting for the rest of the day”, or “Make X wait while I get a head start out of the office, then every quarter-hour tell them I just got an important call but will meet with them shortly.”
What you say to your assistant, according to Major Major is:
And if your assistant asks,
You should reply: