let on

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See also: leton and letón

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let on (third-person singular simple present lets on, present participle letting on, simple past and past participle let on)

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see let,‎ on.
    The bus is full now. I can't let any more people on.
  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.

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