English of the Day
English of the Day

Phrasal Verb of the Day

let off (1)

Meaning:
to give someone little or no punishment for doing something wrong

For example:

let off I was pulled over for speeding, but luckily I was let off with a warning.

let sb off The corrupt politician expected to be let off lightly for taking a bribe, so he was very shocked when the judge sent him to jail.