let (someone or something) get out of (something)

let (someone or something) get out of (something)

1. To allow someone or an animal to leave a particular place or thing. Hey, unlock the door and let me get out of the car! You should let the dogs get out of the house for a while so they can burn off some energy.
2. To allow someone to avoid some requirement or obligation. That agreement you signed is iron-clad. There's no way they'll let you get out of it.
See also: get, let, of, out
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