let sb off
— phrasal verb with let uk /let/ us /let/ verb present participle letting, past tense and past participle let
- The police let him off with a warning.
- I'll let you off if you apologize.
- My Mum said I had to do all the ironing as a punishment, but I'm hoping she'll let me off.
- Considering the severity of the crime, they were let off lightly.
- I let him off because he seemed so sorry.