let (someone) off

Definition: to decide not to punish someone for breaking the rules.
(This phrasal verb has more than one meaning)
E.g.1: I’ll let you off today, Billy, but if you forget your homework tomorrow I shall have to punish you.
E.g.2: She was angry about his behaviour but decided to let him off because she knew he had personal problems.
This phrasal verb can be separated. (E.g. 1 and 2)

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