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let sth off

phrasal verb with let uk   us   /let/ verb (present participle letting, past tense and past participle let)
to ​fire a ​gun, or to make something such as a ​bomb or fireworksexplode: Don't ​let off ​fireworks near the ​house.
(Definition of let sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “let sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 放(枪), 开(炮), 引爆…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放(槍), 開(炮), 引爆…
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