Phrasal verbs - Meaning of let down

Phrasal verbs

What does let down mean?

Here is the meaning of let down with examples:

"let down"


1. To allow to descend.
2. To disappoint; to betray or fail somebody.
3. To make clothes longer by undoing and resewing a hem.


Check the phrasal verb let down in a sentence:

1. His sister let down the rope and he fastened it to the basket where he put a stack of banknotes.
2. We had a date today, but she let me down and didn't turn up.
3. His mother had to let his jeans down because he had grown taller.

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