let loose something

let loose something
let ˈloose sth idiom
to make a noise or remark, especially in a loud or sudden way

She let loose a stream of abuse.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • let\ loose — • let loose • turn loose v 1a. or set loose or turn loose To set free; loosen or give up your hold on. The farmer opened the gate and let the bull loose in the pasture. They turned the balloon loose to let it rise in the air. 1b. or turn loose To …   Словарь американских идиом

  • let loose — verb 1. express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) (Freq. 1) She let out a big heavy sigh He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand • Syn: ↑utter, ↑emit, ↑let out • Derivationally related for …   Useful english dictionary

  • let loose — {v.} 1a. or[set loose] or[turn loose] To set free; loosen or give up your hold on. * /The farmer opened the gate and let the bull loose in the pasture./ * /They turned the balloon loose to let it rise in the air./ 1b. or[turn loose] To give… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • let loose — {v.} 1a. or[set loose] or[turn loose] To set free; loosen or give up your hold on. * /The farmer opened the gate and let the bull loose in the pasture./ * /They turned the balloon loose to let it rise in the air./ 1b. or[turn loose] To give… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • let someone/something loose — release someone or something let the dog loose for a minute ■ allow someone freedom of action in a particular place or situation people are only let loose on the system once they have received sufficient training ■ suddenly utter a sound or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • let loose — set free, give up one s hold on something, release something being held They decided to let loose the injured bird that they had found in the park …   Idioms and examples

  • loose — loose1 [ lus ] adjective ** ▸ 1 not firmly fixed ▸ 2 not grouped together ▸ 3 not tight ▸ 4 not exact/detailed ▸ 5 not carefully organized ▸ 6 about waste from body ▸ 7 ball: not controlled ▸ 8 careless in speaking ▸ 9 sexually immoral ▸ +… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loose — loose1 W3S3 [lu:s] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not firmly attached)¦ 2¦(not attached)¦ 3¦(not tied tightly)¦ 4¦(hair)¦ 5¦(clothes)¦ 6¦(free)¦ 7¦(not exact)¦ 8¦(not very controlled)¦ 9¦(not solid)¦ 10¦(sport)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • let — [[t]le̱t[/t]] ♦ lets, letting (The form let is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.) 1) VERB If you let something happen, you allow it to happen without doing anything to stop or prevent it. [V n inf] People said… …   English dictionary

  • loose — [[t]lu͟ːs[/t]] ♦♦♦ looser, loosest, looses, loosing, loosed 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is loose is not firmly held or fixed in place. If a tooth feels very loose, your dentist may recommend that it s taken out... Two wooden beams had come loose …   English dictionary

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