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let sth out

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

to ​cause something to come out: He ​let the ​air out of the ​balloon. She ​let out a ​scream (= she made this ​noise).
  • (CLOTHES)

to make a ​piece of ​clothingwider by ​removing the ​sewing from the ​sides and ​sewingcloser to the ​edge of the ​material: These ​trousers are too ​tight - I'm going to have to ​let them out.
(Definition of let sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “let sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 发出, 放出,发出…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發出, 放出,發出…
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