let somebody in on

let somebody in on
To disclose; to tell somebody a secret or share privileged information.

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  • let somebody be — ˌleave/ˌlet sb/sth ˈbe idiom to leave sb/sth alone without disturbing them or it • Leave her be, she obviously doesn t want to talk about it. • Let the poor dog be (= don t annoy it). Main entry: ↑beidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • let somebody go — …   Useful english dictionary

  • let somebody in on something — ˌlet sb ˈin on sth | ˌlet sb ˈinto sth derived (informal) to allow sb to share a secret • Are you going to let them in on your plans? Main entry: ↑letderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • let somebody into something — ˌlet sb ˈin on sth | ˌlet sb ˈinto sth derived (informal) to allow sb to share a secret • Are you going to let them in on your plans? Main entry: ↑letderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • let somebody know — let sb ˈknow idiom to tell sb about sth • I don t know if I can come, but I ll let you know tomorrow. • Let me know how I can help. Main entry: ↑knowidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • let somebody off (with something) — ˌlet sb ˈoff (with sth) derived to not punish sb for sth they have done wrong, or to give them only a light punishment • They let us off lightly. • She was let off with a warning. Main entry: ↑letderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • let somebody in for something — ˌlet sb/yourself ˈin for sth derived (informal) to involve sb/yourself in sth that is likely to be unpleasant or difficult • I volunteered to help, and then I thought ‘Oh no, what have I let myself in for!’ Main entry: ↑letderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • let somebody off something — ˌlet sb ˈoff sth derived (BrE) to allow sb not to do sth or not to go somewhere • He let us off homework today. Main entry: ↑letderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • let somebody out — ˌlet sb ˈout derived to make sb stop feeling that they are involved in sth or have to do sth • They think the attacker was very tall so that lets you out. related noun ↑let out Main entry: ↑letderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • let somebody have it — let sb ˈhave it idiom (informal) to attack sb physically or with words Main entry: ↑letidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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