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Definition of let down phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


let down

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

let somebodydown

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to fail to help or support someone as they had hoped or expected I'm afraid she let us down badly. This machine won't let you down. He trudged home feeling lonely and let down. related noun letdown

    let somethingdown

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  1. 1to let or make something go down We let the bucket down by a rope.
  2. 2to make a dress, skirt, coat, etc. longer, by reducing the amount of material that is folded over at the bottom This skirt needs to be let down.

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