Die Übersetzung von "let" - Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /let/ us /let/ present participle letting, past tense and past participle let

B1 to allow someone to do something or have something

dejar, permitir
She let me use her camera.
I let her have some money.

A2 something that you say to ask someone if they want to do something with you

vamos a…
Let’s go shopping.
let someone/something in, past, through, etc.

to allow someone or something to move to a particular place

dejar a alguien/algo entrar, pasar, etc.
They won’t let us past the gate.
let (something) go

to stop holding something

soltar (algo)
I let go of the rope.

UK If you let a building, you allow someone to live there and he or she gives you money.

I let / the top floor of my house to a student.

(Die Übersetzung von "let" von Cambridge Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


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

to allow or permit

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

to cause to

hacer (saber)
I will let you know how much it costs.

used for giving orders or suggestions

que ( + subjuntivo)
If they will not work, let them starve
Let’s (= let us) leave right away!
let alone

not to mention; without taking into consideration

y mucho menos
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

dejar en paz, no molestar
Why don’t you let him be when he’s not feeling well!
Do let your father alone.
let down phrasal verb

to lower

She let down the blind.

to disappoint or fail to help when necessary etc

fallar, defraudar
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/tires down.

to make longer

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

to drop

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

to stop holding (something)

dejar ir, soltar
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 phrasal verb

to allow to come in, go out

dejar entrar/salir
Let me in!
I let the dog out.
let in for phrasal verb

to involve (someone) in

I didn’t know what I was letting myself in for when I agreed to do that job.
let in on phrasal verb

to allow to share (a secret etc)

dejar participar
We’ll let her in on our plans.
let off phrasal verb

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

hacer explotar, hacer estallar
He let the gun off accidentally.

to allow to go without punishment etc

The policeman let him off (with a warning).
let up phrasal verb

to become less strong or violent; to stop

I wish the rain would let up.
let well alone

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

dejar las cosas como están
It may be best to let well alone until things have calmed down.

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