French translation of 'let off'
separable transitive verblet
1. (= not punish)
He let me off with a warning. Il m’a laissé partir avec un avertissement. ⧫ Il s’en est tenu à un avertissement.
to let sb off sth faire grâce de qch à qn
I let him off his homework. Je lui ai fait grâce de ses devoirs.
2. (= allow to leave) laisser partir
3. [taxi driver, bus driverpassenger] déposer
4. [firework] faire partir
5. [smell] dégager
to let off steam (figurative) (informal) se défouler
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Example Sentences Including 'let off'
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She might not want a shoulder to cry on, but I could give her a place where she could let off a little steam.BREACH OF DUTY (1999)
He couldn't, and we both knew it, but he needed to let off steam, and I needed a pillow and mattress.MURDER IN E MINOR
He had the look of someone who was imploring to be let off some task that was too much for him, too difficult, too painful.THY BROTHER DEATH
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Translation of let off from the Collins English to French Dictionary