let in
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let in(
lehd
 
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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 allow to enter)
a. dejar entrar
Omar is knocking at the door. - Well, go and let him in.Omar está tocando en la puerta. - Pues, ve y déjalo entrar.
b. hacer pasar
I'm going to let Mrs. Smith in now. She's been waiting long enough.Le voy a hacer pasar a la Sra. Smith. Ha esperado lo suficiente ya.
c. abrir la puerta
Will you please let the cat in? It's cold outside tonight.¿Podrías abrirle la puerta al gato, por favor? Hace frío afuera esta noche.
2. (to allow to come through)
a. dejar entrar
Someone should open a window and let some fresh air in here.Alguien debería abrir una ventana y dejar entrar un poco de aire fresco aquí.
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let in
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. (allow to enter)
a. dejar pasar
to l oneself inentrar
to l in the lightdejar que entre la luz
my shoes are letting in waterme están calando los zapatos
to l somebody in on a secret/a plancontar a alguien un secreto/un plan
2. (colloquial)
a.
do you know what you are letting yourself in for?¿tienes idea de en qué te estás metiendo?
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let in
transitive verb
1
to let sb in (allow to enter) dejar entrar a algn; (usher in) hacer pasar a algn; (open door to) abrir la puerta a algn; who let him in? ¿quién le ha dejado entrar?; ¿quién le ha abierto la puerta?
please can you let Daphne in?
let him in! ¡que pase!; your mother let me in tu madre me abrió la puerta
2 (allow to come through)
shoes which let the water in zapatos que dejan calar el agua; a glass roof to let in the light un tejado de cristal para dejar entrar la luz
3
to let sb in on sth: to let sb in on a secret contar un secreto a algn; to let sb in on a deal dejar que algn participe en un negocio
4
to let o.s. in for sth: you don't know what you're letting yourself in for no sabes bien a lo que te estás exponiendo; no sabes bien en lo que te estás metiendo; you may find you've let yourself in for a lot of extra work puede que encuentres que te has expuesto a un montón de trabajo extra
I had no idea what I was letting myself in for to let sb in for a lot of trouble I got let in for £50 what have you let yourself in for? I'm wary of volunteering my services until I know exactly what I'm letting myself in for
5 (Aut) [+clutch] soltar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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