How to Conjugate Let Off
- Infinitive: Let Off
- Present Tense: Let Off/ Lets Off
- -ing Form: Letting Off
- Past Tense: Let Off
- Past Participle: Let Off
Definitions of Let Off:
1. To allow someone to leave a car, bus,train etc.
Examples: The bus driver stopped to let the passengers off the bus.
Her mom let her off at the mall.
2. To release or dismiss the guilty without proper punishment.
Examples: Because it was my first offense the police let me off with a warning, instead of giving me a speeding ticket.
Oscar Pistorius was let off with culpable homicide instead of murder for killing his girlfriend.
3. To fire or release a gun, fireworks or a bomb.
Examples: Someone let off a stink bomb in the hallway, and it stinks really bad!
There are a lot of places where we aren’t allowed to let off fireworks.
See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.