let in translation | English-French dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images Context
Collins

let in

  

      vt sep  
     [+water, light]   laisser entrer  
→ My boots had been letting in water on damp ground.        
→ There is no glass in the front door to let in light.        
     [+visitor, guest]   faire entrer  
→ That'll be Dave at the door. Can you let him in?        
→ Go and let them in, Harold.        
     (into nightclub, bar, party)    laisser entrer  
They wouldn't let me in because I was under 18.      Ils ne m'ont pas laissé entrer parce que j'avais moins de dix-huit ans.  
to let o.s. in      entrer  
→ I let myself in with the spare key.        
   to let o.s. in for sth      s'exposer à qch  
what have you let yourself in for?      à quoi t'es-tu engagé?  
→ Smith now knows what he has let himself in for by moving south        
→ Elaine conceded that Derek had married a very devious woman. ''He doesn't know what he has let himself in for,'' she said.        
→ The fact is, I can never ever ask myself 'What on earth have I let myself in for here?' I came into this job with my eyes wide open, knowing what to expect from day one.        
   to let sb in on a secret      mettre qn dans le secret  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

let, let down, let down, let go

let on v.
1. laisser filtrer ; révéler ; raconter ; dire 2. aller raconter ; prétendre
Ex. Don't let on! : Motus !

Additional comments:

To ensure the quality of comments, you need to be connected. It’s easy and only takes a few seconds
Or Sign up/login to Reverso account

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
baisser en intensité ; adoucir ; s'adoucir ;
v.
1. laisser sortir 2. louer
exp.
laisse-moi rentrer !
exp.
entrer
exp.
mettre qn dans le secret
exp.
s'exposer à qch
exp.
laisser entrer
exp.
à quoi t'es-tu engagé?
v.
1) se laisser aller (vi), 2) laissé aller (part II vi)
exp.
encore moins
exp.
à louer
v.
être renvoyé ; être libéré
exp.
fais voir
exp.
fais-moi voir
adv.
Voyons.
v.
1) laisser tomber (vt), 2) laissé tomber (part II vt)
exp.
détendons-nous ; il faut se calmer
[Fam.]
exp.
laissez-moi réfléchir ; laisse-moi réfléchir
exp.
qu'il vienne
exp.
connectons-nous ; restons en contact ; faisons connaissance
exp.
sans parler de ...
exp.
encore moins ...
***
'let in' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
let in
v.
let in
exp.
to let in water
v.
put into gear (vt.) ; let in the clutch (vi.)
v.
put into gear (vt.) ; let in the clutch (vi.)
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way

Advertising
Advertising