let off

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To forgive and not punish

The boss let me off for breaking the office window, when in theory she could have fined me about 30 dollars for the break.

To cause to explode

Stand back when you let off fireworks.

free, release, set free; (Slang) to fart
grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class"
If someone in authority lets you off a task or duty, they give you permission not to do it. In those days they didn't let you off work to go home very often
If you let off an explosive or a gun, you explode or fire it. A resident of his neighbourhood had let off fireworks to celebrate the Revolution
If you let someone off, you give them a lighter punishment than they expect or no punishment at all. Because he was a Christian, the judge let him off When police realised who he was, they asked for an autograph and let him off with a warning
let off steam
Alternative form of blow off steam
let off some steam
(deyim) Lit. [for something] to release steam: The locomotive let off some steam after it came to a halt. With a great hiss, it let off steam and frightened the children
let off some steam
(deyim) Fig. to work or play off excess energy: Those boys need to get out and let off some steam. Go out and let off steam!
let off some steam
(deyim) Fig. to release one's pent-up emotions, such as anger, usually verbally: I'm sorry I yelled at you. I guess I needed to let off some steam. She's not that mad. She's just letting off steam
let off some steam
(deyim) to do or say something that helps you to get rid of strong feelings or energy: Meetings give people the chance to let off steam if something has been bothering them for a long time. After a long journey, the kids need to run around a bit and let off steam. I've told her she can call me and talk any time she wants to blow off steam
let off steam
(deyim) Fig. to work or play off excess energy: Those boys need to get out and let off some steam. Go out and let off steam!
let off steam
(deyim) to do or say something that helps you to get rid of strong feelings or energy: Meetings give people the chance to let off steam if something has been bothering them for a long time. After a long journey, the kids need to run around a bit and let off steam. I've told her she can call me and talk any time she wants to blow off steam
let off steam
(deyim) Fig. to release one's pent-up emotions, such as anger, usually verbally: I'm sorry I yelled at you. I guess I needed to let off some steam. She's not that mad. She's just letting off steam
let off steam
(deyim) Lit. [for something] to release steam: The locomotive let off some steam after it came to a halt. With a great hiss, it let off steam and frightened the children
let off the hook
(deyim) Allow someone to escape from a difficult situation or to avoid doing something that they do not want to do

John's agreed to go to the meeting in my place, so that lets me off the hook.

let off steam
release steam, release pressure
let-off
An escape from punishment

The missed penalty was a massive let-off for the home team.

let off
grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class"
letoff
A device for letting off, releasing, or giving forth, as the warp from the cylinder of a loom
let off