let on let on

Definition(s):

  • (v) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Usage(s):

  1. Bank of America shareholders have already voted to remove Lewis from the post of chairman in part because losses at Merrill turned out to be worse than Lewis let on.
  2. Still, some at Justice got the impression through informal conversations that Alito was more conservative than he let on, although he rarely talked directly about politics.
  3. If this was a crippling blow to his legacy, Stevens didn't let on.

News

  • Indoor Football: Rush let win slip away late to Talons

    ROCKFORD — The Chicago Rush let one slip out of their hands late at their new home away from home Saturday night. The Rush held a late fourth-quarter lead but couldn’t convert on a fourth-and-one which led to a game-winning drive and a 61-54 win for the San Antonio Talons.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Rockford Register Star

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