dejar pasar el aire

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dejar pasar el aire
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to let the air in
La mosquitera deja pasar el aire y mantiene a raya a los bichos.The mosquito net lets the air in and keeps the bugs away.
b. to let air in
La chaqueta posee una membrana entre las capas exterior e interior que repele el agua pero deja pasar el aire.The jacket has a membrane between its outer and inner layer that keeps water out but lets air in.
c. to let the air through
En zonas muy soleadas, es buena idea tener cortinas que no dejen pasar la luz pero dejen pasar el aire.In very sunny areas, it's a good idea to get curtains that keep the light out but let the air through.
d. to let air through
Provisionalmente, tenían al hámster en una caja con agujeros para dejar pasar el aire.For the time being, they kept the hamster in a box with holes to let air through.
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