Definition of 'let'
Example sentences containing 'let'
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They have to back him again and let him get on with it. The Sun (2016)Why not let the police use them. The Sun (2016)The task is first and foremost to stop letting goals in. Times, Sunday Times (2017)See your dad regularly but try not to let your mum get to you. The Sun (2016)Do you think their discipline let them down? Times, Sunday Times (2016)We’ve gone from programming machines to do things to letting the machines figure out what to do. Smithsonian Mag (2017)We won't let anything like this come between us. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Common examples are a group of friends sharing, a student house or a house let by room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Landlords, like tenants, are already paying through the nose for the services of letting agents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)MOST world leaders gave their support to the new US leader yesterday but many politicians let rip. The Sun (2017)It will be a tragedy if we let that happen again. The Sun (2012)Will she let the police know he has an alibi? The Sun (2012)We might let in a goal or stupidly lose a game. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet the police and security services let him roam the streets with impunity. The Sun (2013)That is why they let the banks get away with so much for so long. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They got used to let it go and not comment because they would be killed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Watch him cruise up to the leaders at the last before letting rip. The Sun (2011)But he says the squad have yet to let their hair down after a victory. The Sun (2013)Most brokers will let clients rent before they buy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is far too important a subject to let pass. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why did they stand aside and let it happen? The Sun (2011)Many are choosing to let their property as an alternative as the returns are more secure. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You shall let me think of you as happy. Daniel Deronda (1876)He allowed himself a wry smile and a promise to himself not to let it happen again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The police may let your youngster go without charging them. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)Southampton goals let in after nine league games. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now we want to know why the psychiatric services let her out on the streets. The Sun (2012)They tend to nudge reminders to you if they think you might be letting things slip too far. Life Without Work (1994)Our elders decided to let the house group handle the discipline and not involve themselves unless it was absolutely necessary. Christianity Today (2000)You do not want to let other teams get too far away and you want to build on recent performances. The Sun (2013)To them let me say this. The Sun (2009)The camera fixes on her and won't let go. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)Say you're sorry for letting things get out of hand when you were both drunk. The Sun (2011)It is another sign of change that he speaks at all, let alone with such openness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now she won't let me see my new son. The Sun (2011)
Trends of 'let'
Extremely Common. let is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of let from the Collins English Dictionary
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