let on

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let on (see inflection at let)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see let,‎ on.
    The bus is full now. I can't let on any more people.
  2. (idiomatic) to reveal or indicate, especially unintentionally or against one's wishes
    I tried not to let on that I had already guessed the answer.
    He's more self-centered than he lets on.