dejar escapar

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dejar escapar
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to let free)
a. to let go
La malvada bruja dejó escapar a los niños.The evil witch let the children go.
2. (to emit)
a. to let off
El bote de basura dejaba escapar un olor nauseabundo.The trash can let off a sickening smell.
3. (to blurt out)
a. to let out
Mercedes dejó escapar un suspiro de alivio cuando vio a su hijo sano y salvo.Mercedes let out a sigh of relief when she saw her son was safe and sound.
4. (to divulge by accident)
a. to let slip
Fernanda dejó escapar mi secreto. Sabía que no podía confiar en ella.Fernanda let my secret slip. I knew I shouldn't have trusted her.
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