French translation of 'let off'
separable transitive verb
- (= 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.
- (= allow to leave)
- [taxi driver, bus driver] [passenger]
dégagerto let off steam (figurative, informal)
Example Sentences Including 'let off'
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
Firing dead ahead over Onyschuk's twitching, clawing hands, I let off a round at the sloping rock on the water's edge.Fools Gold
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Translation of let off from the Collins English to French Dictionary