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Phrasal Verbs

let up

This page is about the phrasal verb let up

Meaning

to become weaker or to become less intense

Synonym

ease up

For example

  • let up The rain is still heavy, so let's wait here until it lets up a bit.

  • let up The pressure at work won't let up until we've signed the contract for this deal.

Nouns often used as subjects with let up: rain, snow, wind, breeze, storm, pressure

Quick Quiz

If the wind lets up, the yachts will

a. speed up

b. slow down

c. go under

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