Focus on the pronunciation of let
English definition of “let”
/let/ verb [T] (letting, let, let)
› to allow something to happen, or to allow someone to do something, by giving your permission or by not doing anything to stop an action: We do not let our staff use social networking sites at work. They had let the office accommodation become rundown and shabby.
› UK (US rent) to allow your house or land to be lived in or used by someone else in exchange for a regular payment: let sth (out) to sb They are letting their house out for the summer. He's let his flat to a young couple. The Technology Park has office accommodation and business units to let.let on sth The property is let on a 10-year lease. The holiday apartments are let on a weekly basis. → See Note rent
let sb go › informal HR to make someone leave their job: Sales are down considerably and we've had to let some staff go. I've only been let go twice in my career.