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let sth down

phrasal verb with let uk   us   /let/ verb (present participle letting, past tense and past participle let)

(CLOTHES)

If you let down a piece of clothing, you make it longer: My trousers shrank in the wash so I let them down.

(AIR)

UK If you let down something filled with air, you cause the air to go out of it: Someone let my tyres down while I was at the gym.
Translations of “let sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, 把(衣服)放長一些,將(衣服)加長…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, 把(衣服)放长一些,将(衣服)加长…
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