let someone down


let someone down
Syn:
fail, disappoint, disillusion, abandon, desert, leave in the lurch

Synonyms and antonyms dictionary. 2014.

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  • let someone down — let (someone) down to disappoint someone, usually by not doing something. I know it s silly, but I feel like everyone lets me down when I really need help …   New idioms dictionary

  • let someone down — FAIL (TO SUPPORT), fall short of expectation, disappoint, disillusion; abandon, desert, leave stranded, leave in the lurch. → let * * * fail to support or help someone as they had hoped or expected ■ let someone/something down have a detrimental… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • let someone down — I m afraid I ve let the team down Syn: fail, fail to support, disappoint, disillusion; abandon, desert, leave stranded, leave in the lurch …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • let someone down — disappoint, disillusion …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • ˌlet sb ˈdown — phrasal verb to make someone feel disappointed by not doing something that they are expecting you to do The families of the victims feel that the justice system has let them down.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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