let off (1)
This page is about the phrasal verb let off (1).
Meaning: to give someone little or no punishment for doing something wrong
- let off I was pulled over for speeding, but luckily I was let off with a warning.
- let sb off The corrupt politician expected to be let off lightly for taking a bribe, so he was very shocked when the judge sent him to jail.
The judge let Sammy off with a warning because he thought
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Contributor: Matt Errey