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I stepped back and let him pass.
Alice’s mum won’t let her come with us.
Let your imagination run wild.
Open the windows and let some fresh air into the room.
There are holes between the stones that let the wind through.
Let us know what time you want us to be there.
She lets herself be talked into all kinds of schemes.
The landlord can let at an agreed market rent.
He’s let his cottage to some people from London.
Let her do all the work for a change!
Let x = 5.
Let ABC be a triangle.
I hardly have time to think these days, let alone relax.
Jimmy, let your sister be!
I think we’d better let the matter drop so your father can calm down.
Just let it rest, would you?
She casually let it drop that she would be moving to Paris.
In an unguarded moment, he let it slip that he’d lost his job.
Let go! That hurts.
She refused to let go of her bag and kicked her attackers several times.
Let me go!
Reluctantly, he let go of her arm.
Let the book go – it’s mine!
He let it be known, during dinner, that he was on the lookout for a wife.
Let me see – where did I put my keys?
The remark made me furious, but I let it pass.
Let’s eat now.
‘Do you want to leave?’ ‘Yes, let’s!’
Let us be thankful for each other.
‘I’m sure it’s nothing to worry about.’ ‘Let’s hope you’re right.’
Let’s hope she never finds out the truth.
Let’s just say it wasn’t her best performance.
Let’s suppose you lose. What will you do then?
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