let off
تلفظ آنلاین

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در کردن ، خالی کردن ، رد کردن ، روان کردن ، بخشیدن
let off
[verb]
Synonyms:
- fire, detonate, discharge, explode
- emit, exude, give off, leak, release
- excuse, absolve, discharge, exempt, exonerate, forgive, pardon, release, spare
English Thesaurus: explode, go off, blow up, erupt, burst, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

let somebody/something off phrasal verb (see also let)

1. to not punish someone:
I’ll let you off this time, but don’t do it again.
let somebody/something off with
After checking our identities, the customs men let us off with a warning.
let somebody off the hook (=allow someone to escape punishment or criticism)
He’d decided to make Sandra wait before letting her off the hook.
let somebody off lightly/easily (=give someone a less serious punishment than they deserve)
I think young criminals are let off far too lightly.

2. let somebody off (something) if someone in authority lets you off something you should do, they give you permission not to do it:
You’ve worked hard all week, so I’ll let you off today.

3. let something ↔ off to make something explode:
One boy had let off a firework in class.
let/blow off steam at steam1(4)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

let off
let (someone) off
to not punish someone.
The judge let the boys off because they hadn't ever been in trouble before.

Related vocabulary: off the hook

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

let off
1.let (someone) off (easy)
release someone with little or no punishment
The judge let the man off easy because he seemed to be sincere in his apology for his crime.

The judge let the man off easy in spite of the strong case against him.

2.let (someone) off
permit someone to leave a car/train/boat/plane or other transportation
The train stopped at a very small town and let the young woman off.

3.let (something) off
discharge (a gun), explode something, release something
The children let off many firecrackers during the festival.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

let something off
let (something) off
discharge (a gun), explode something, release something
The children let off many firecrackers during the festival.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

let off
v.
1. To discharge (a gun); explode; fire.
Willie accidentally let off his father's shotgun and made a hole in the wall.
Synonym: GO OFF, LET LOOSE2.
2. To permit to go or escape; excuse from a penalty, a duty, or a promise.
Two boys were caught smoking in school but the principal let them off with a warning.
Mary's mother said that she would let Mary off from drying the supper dishes.
The factory closed for a month in the summer and let the workers off.
Compare: LET GO.
3. or informal

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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