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  1. 3
    British to allow the air to go out of something such as a car tire

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  2. 5
    to use the extra cloth in the hem (=bottom fold) of a piece of clothing to make it longer

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  3. 6
    let someone down gently to try to give someone bad news in a way that does not upset them too much

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  4. 7
    let the side down informal to work less hard or to make more mistakes than the people who you are working with

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