How did you let someone down
to let someone down (German)
Part of speech: idiomHyphenation:
- ever | one | he | she | he |
- IPA: [ˈJeːmandn̩ ɪm ˈʃtɪç ˈlasn̩]
- 1) Don't give someone help and support, leave someone alone
- The origin of this idiom is unclear. It is possible that in the Middle Ages in tournaments or in battle it was meant that a knight whom other comrades in arms had abandoned was more likely to do so Stitches the enemy was at the mercy.
- 1) leave someone out in the rain
- 1) leave alone
- 1) Please let me not in this difficult time in the lurch!
- 1) “His bearers have him let down and at the mercy of hostile nature - a bad shock, the scope of which is almost impossible to describe in retrospect. "
- 1) “As soon as we begin to experiment with the term time, even if it is only as a thought experiment or for a purely intellectual pastime, we must find that our language and with it our thought processes very soon us let down.“
- Arabic: 1) ترك شخصا في محنته
- English: 1) leave someone in the lurch
- French: 1) abandonner, laisser tomber
- Kurmanji: 1) di cih de hiştin
- Dutch: 1) somebody in de steek laten, inmand in de kou laten staan
- Polish: 1) zostawić kogoś na lodzie
- Swedish: 1) lämna någon i sticket, överge
- Spanish: 1) dejar plantado, dejar en la estacada
- Czech: 1) nechat někoho ve štychu
- Turkish: 1) birisini yüzüstü bırakmak
- Hungarian: 1) cserben hagy
Entries from our dictionary that contain "let someone down":
fjall: ... capable) 1) sleppa einhvørjum upp á fjall - literally: "let someone up on the mountain" (let someone down) 1) nú er mítt fjall gingið - literally: "now my mountain is ...
hang: ... a son is attached to his mother. “Idiom / idioms: 1) let someone down - let someone down 1) the house blessing is crooked 1) hanging by a thread ...
Sting:… 8) Ih, the milk has a sting! 9) Don't do that, you've got a trick! Idiom / idioms: abandoning someone, being unable to land a sting, not seeing a stab ...
plans: ... bang 9) smuggle in (spies) 10) smuggle in (incriminating), smuggle, deposit 11) let someone down Examples of use: idioms / idioms: plant something on ...
lämna någon i sticket:… On the när somehow you can lämna oss i sticket. I am sure they can leave us in the lurch anytime. German translations: 1) failing someone ...
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