Definition of “let sb/sth out” - English Dictionary


“let sb/sth out” in English

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let sb/sth out

phrasal verb with let uk /let/ us /let/ verb present participle letting, past tense and past participle let

B2 to allow someone or something to leave a place, especially by opening a closed or locked door:

I heard a voice from the cupboard shouting "Let me out!"

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(Definition of “let sb/sth out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)