let off (2)
Meaning: to make something explodeSynonym: explode, detonate
- let off sth On New Year's Eve, people around here let off fireworks and bursts of gunfire, so it can get very noisy.
- let sth off The government soldiers let some tear gas off, and the protesters started running in all directions.
Nouns often used as objects with let off (2): fireworks, firecracker, bomb, grenade, flare, burst of gunfire
When the kids started letting off their fireworks, it was
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Contributor: Matt Errey