[+main] to let go of
Il n'a pas lâché ma main. He didn't let go of my hand.
lâcher prise to let go
[+verre] to drop
Il a été tellement surpris qu'il a lâché son verre. He was so surprised that he dropped his glass.
(=libérer) to release, to set free
[+mot, remarque] to come out with
(=distancer) to leave behind
lâcher les amarres to cast off
[fil, corde] to break, to give way
[freins] to fail
Les freins ont lâché. The brakes failed.
[+ballons, pigeons] release
(=se décrisper) to let o.s. go
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