Definition of play a let in English:

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play a let

(In tennis, squash, etc.) play a point again because the ball or one of the players has been obstructed.
Example sentences
  • The umpire played a let, as ballboys and girls scurried around reassembling Miss Whatley's paperwork.
  • If there is a disagreement between you and your opponent about a let/stroke/no let situation, play a let.
  • When he accidentally hit Joey with the ball, Nick was very apologetic and sportingly played a let.
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