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let sb/sth in

phrasal verb with let uk   us   /let/ verb (present participle letting, past tense and past participle let)
B2 to allow someone or something to enter: She opened the door and let me in. These shoes are starting to let water in.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 允許…進入…
in Chinese (Simplified) 允许…进入…
(Definition of let sb/sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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