Meaning of “let up on someone/something” in the English Dictionary

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"let up on someone/something" in American English

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let up on someone/something

phrasal verb with let us /let/ verb [ T ]

to stop treating someone severely, or to stop doing something so forcefully:

He advised her to let up on the relentless criticism.

(Definition of “let up on someone/something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)