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let up

phrasal verb with let
 
 
/let/ verb [T] ( present participle letting, past tense and past participle let)
If bad weather or an unpleasant situation lets up, it stops or improves: I hope the rain lets up for the weekend.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
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