Translation of "let" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /let/ us present participle letting, past tense and past participle let

B1 to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen

birine bir şey yapması için izin vermek, bir şeyin olmasına müsaade etmek
Let them play outside.
Don't let the camera get wet.
We let a whole year go by before we tried again.
let sb/sth in/past/through, etc

B2 to allow someone or something to move to a particular place

geçmesine/girmesine/geçip gitmesine izin vermek
They won't let us past the gate.
I won't let him near my children.
The roof lets in a lot of rain.

A2 something that you say when you are making a suggestion

hadi; ...lım/lim
Let's eat out tonight.
let me/us

something that you say when you are offering to help someone

(bana/bize) izin ver; (müsaadenizle) ...yım/yim/lım/lim
Let me carry your cases.

If you let a building or part of a building, you allow someone to live there and they give you money.

kiraya vermek
I let / the top floor of my house to a student.
Let's see/Let me see

something that you say when you are trying to remember something or calculate something

Göreyim/Görelim', 'Hele bir göreyim/görelim'
Let's see - there are five people and only three beds.
It must have been - let me see - three years ago.
Let's say

something that you say when you are suggesting a possible situation or action

Diyelim ki...', 'Meselâ/Örneğin...'
Let's say we'll meet back here in an hour.
let sb know (sth)

A2 to tell someone something

söylemek, bildirmek, haber vermek, anlatmak
[ + question word ] I'll let you know when we've fixed a date for the meeting.
let (sth) go

to stop holding something

salmak, serbest bırakmak
I let go of the rope.
let yourself go

to allow yourself to become less attractive or healthy

kendini salmak/koyuvermek; kendini hayatın akışına bırakmak

to relax completely and enjoy yourself

kendini rahat hissetmek/bırakmak, keyfine bakmak
It's a party - let yourself go!
let's face it

something that you say when the truth is unpleasant but must be accepted

Olduğu gibi kabul edelim', 'Gerçekten kaçış yok'
Let's face it, we're not getting any younger.

(Translation of “let” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)