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let up

phrasal verb with let  us   /let/ verb [T]
(esp. of something unpleasant) to become less strong or stop: When the rain lets up we’ll go for a walk.
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let up

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

let-upnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈlet.ʌp/  us   /ˈlet̬.ʌp/ informal
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