Die Übersetzung von "let" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /let/ (present participle letting, past tense, past participle let)

to allow or permit

She refused to let her children go out in the rain
Let me see your drawing.

to cause to

faire en sorte que
I will let you know how much it costs.

used for giving orders or suggestions

laisser; aller
If they will not work, let them starve
Let’s (= let us) leave right away!
let alone

not to mention; without taking into consideration

sans parler de
There’s no room for all the adults, let alone the children.
let (someone or something) alone/be

to leave alone; not to disturb or worry

laisser tranquille
Why don’t you let him be when he’s not feeling well!
Do let your father alone.
let down

to lower

She let down the blind.

to disappoint or fail to help when necessary etc

décevoir (n: déception)
You must give a film show at the party – you can’t let the children down (noun let-down)
She felt he had let her down by not coming to see her perform.

to make flat by allowing the air to escape

When he got back to his car, he found that some children had let his tyres down.

to make longer

She had to let down the child’s skirt.
let fall

to drop

She was so startled that she let fall everything she was carrying.
let go (of)

to stop holding (something)

Will you let go of my coat!
When he was nearly at the top of the rope he suddenly let go and fell.
let in/out

to allow to come in, go out

faire entrer/sortir
Let me in!
I let the dog out.
let in for

to involve (someone) in

s’engager (à/dans)
I didn’t know what I was letting myself in for when I agreed to do that job.
let in on

to allow to share (a secret etc)

mettre au courant
We’ll let her in on our plans.
let off

to fire (a gun) or cause (a firework etc) to explode

faire partir, faire éclater
He let the gun off accidentally.

to allow to go without punishment etc

laisser partir
The policeman let him off (with a warning).
let up (let-up)

let well alone

to allow things to remain as they are, in order not to make them worse.

It may be best to let well alone until things have calmed down.

le mieux est l’ennemi du bien
It may be best to let well alone until things have calmed down.

(Die Übersetzung von "let" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)