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Phrasal Verbs

let in

This page is about the phrasal verb let in

Meaning

If you let someone in, you allow them to enter a room or a building.

Synonym

admit (formal)

For example

  • let sb/sth in Just a moment while I let the cat in. I can hear her scratching at the front door.

  • let sb/sth in He left the key under a pot in front of the house so we could let ourselves in.

Quick Quiz

The guards wouldn't let us in the courtroom, so we had to

a. wait inside

b. stay outside

c. go inside

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