Definition of 'let down'

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Example sentences containing 'let down'

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Lying with his head in her lap, Will was relaxed enough to let down some of his defences, to trust her with an occasional truth. Penman, Sharon HERE BE DRAGONSGot let down by a colleague of mine, who turns out to have too many fish to fry. Richard Francis PROSPECT HILL (2003)And they'll stand anything, even murder, from the person who props them up, except being let down themselves. Ferrars, Elizabeth MURDER MOVES INI couldn't shake the feeling that I'd somehow let down Will by telling everything I knew about that night. Jefferson Parker SILENT JOE (2002)

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Translations for 'let down'

British English: let down /lɛt daʊn/ VERB
If you let someone down, you disappoint them, usually by not doing something that you said you would do.
Don't worry, I won't let you down.
  • American English: let down
  • Arabic: يَتخَلَّى عَنْ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: decepcionar
  • Chinese: 辜负
  • Croatian: iznevjeriti
  • Czech: zklamat
  • Danish: svigte
  • Dutch: teleurstellen
  • European Spanish: defraudar
  • Finnish: tuottaa pettymys
  • French: laisser tomber personne
  • German: enttäuschen
  • Greek: απογοητεύω
  • Italian: deludere
  • Japanese: がっかりさせる
  • Korean: 실망시키다
  • Norwegian: svikte
  • Polish: spuścić
  • European Portuguese: dececionar
  • Romanian: a dezamăgi
  • Russian: подвести
  • Spanish: defraudar
  • Swedish: göra besviken
  • Thai: ทำให้ผิดหวัง
  • Turkish: hayal kırıklığına uğratmak
  • Ukrainian: розчаровувати
  • Vietnamese: làm thất vọng


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