let fall

let fall

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • let fall — 1. To drop 2. To mention or hint • • • Main Entry: ↑let * * * Geometry draw (a perpendicular) from an outside point to a line …   Useful english dictionary

  • let fall — index outpour, precipitate (throw down violently), remark Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • let fall something — ˌlet ˈfall sth idiom to mention sth in a conversation, by accident or as if by accident Syn: ↑drop • She let fall a further heavy hint. Main entry: ↑letidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • let fall — See: LET DROP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • let\ fall — See: let drop …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fall — fall, drop, sink, slump, subside are comparable when they mean to go or to let go downward freely. They are seldom close synonyms, however, because of various specific and essential implications that tend to separate and distinguish them. Fall,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Fall — Fall, v. t. 1. To let fall; to drop. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For every tear he falls, a Trojan bleeds. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To sink; to depress; as, to fall the voice. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. To diminish; to lessen or lower. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • let — [[t]le̱t[/t]] ♦ lets, letting (The form let is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.) 1) VERB If you let something happen, you allow it to happen without doing anything to stop or prevent it. [V n inf] People said… …   English dictionary

  • let slip — Synonyms and related words: abandon, babble, be bereaved of, be caught napping, be indiscreet, be neglectful, be negligent, be unguarded, betray, betray a confidence, blab, blabber, blurt, blurt out, brush aside, brush off, default, dismiss,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • let drop — Synonyms and related words: allude to, babble, be indiscreet, be unguarded, betray, betray a confidence, blab, blabber, blurt, blurt out, call attention to, comment, drop, exclaim, give away, inform, inform on, interject, leak, let fall, let slip …   Moby Thesaurus

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