let someone off Meaning in the Essential American Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of "let someone off" in Essential American English Dictionary

let someone off

phrasal verb with let   /let/ verb ( present participle letting, past tense and past participle let)
to not punish someone who has done something wrong: I’ll let you off this time, but don’t ever lie to me again.
Translations of “let someone off”
in Korean 봐주다…
in Arabic يُسامِح…
in Portuguese fechar os olhos a alguém, não punir alguém…
in Catalan perdonar algú…
in Japanese (人)を放免する…
in Italian scusare qualcuno, dispensare qualcuno…
(Definition of let someone off from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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