let (someone or something) get out of (something)(redirected from let somebody get out of)
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.
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