Translation of let in Italian:

let

Pronunciation: /let/

vt (pt/pp let pres p, letting)

  • lasciare, permettere; (rent) affittare let alone (not to mention) tanto meno 'to let' 'affittasi' let us go andiamo let somebody do something lasciare fare qualcosa a qualcuno, permettere a qualcuno di fare qualcosa let me know fammi sapere just let him try! che ci provi solamente! let oneself in for something [infml], impelagarsi in qualcosa

n

vi

  • let fly at somebody aggredire qualcuno

Phrasal verbs

let down

vt sciogliersi [hair]; abbassare [blinds]; (lengthen) allungare; (disappoint) deludere don't let me down conto su di te

let go

vi mollare let go of lasciare andare
vt mollare [rope, person] let somebody go rilasciare [prisoner] licenziare [employee] let oneself go lasciarsi andare

let in

vt far entrare

let off

vt far partire; (not punish) perdonare let somebody off doing something abbuonare qualcosa a qualcuno let off steam [fig], scaricarsi

let on

vi sl don't let on non spifferare niente

let out

vt far uscire; (make larger) allargare; emettere [scream, groan]

let through

vt far passare

let up

vi [infml] diminuire

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