How to use Let down in a sentence
Sure, he let down some supporters and fans.
For many people, the end of a vacation can feel like a bit of a let-down.
I hate to see you building yourself up for a let down like this.
In response to suckling, the hormone oxytocin causes the milk ejection reflex or "let-down" reflex to occur.
She'd let down her guard to Darian after thousands years of rebuffing everyone else and had woken up feeling recharged, confused.Advertisement
For steel which has been made redhot, suddenly cooled, and then let down to a yellow temper, the critical value of the magnetizing force is smaller than for steel which is either softer or harder; it is indeed so small that the metal contracts like nickel even under weak magnetizing forces, without undergoing any preliminary extension that can be detected.
He won the bulwarks and some of his followers entered into the city, but the portcullis being let down these were cut off from their own party and were slain by the enemy.
The Gulf of Akaba is a strip of country which has been let down between two parallel faults, and several similar faulted troughs occur in the Sinai peninsula.
He laid siege to them, and his men could only gain access to the caves by being let down from above.
The gear operating the paper roll is driven from the axle of an inde pendent wheel which is let down into contact with the rail when required This wheel serves also to measure the distance travelled.Advertisement
In the vicinity of Lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika, sandstones and shales of Lower Karroo age and yielding seams of coal are considered to owe their position and preservation to being let down by rift faults into hollows of the crystalline rocks.
In 1522 Francisco Montano made the ascent and had himself let down into the crater a depth of 400 or 500 ft.
In the former case it is often difficult to obtain the brine at a density even approaching saturation, and chambers and galleries are sometimes excavated within the saliferous beds to increase the dissolving surface, and water let down fresh is pumped up as brine.
Hormones that cause a mother's milk to let down brings feelings of relaxation and pleasure; it is a pleasant release from the tension built up by the baby's cry.
The typical Annamese dwelling is open to the gaze of the passer-by during the day; at night a sort of partition of bamboo is let down.Advertisement
They may be regarded as a long trough of younger rocks let down by parallel dislocations between the older masses to the south and north.
Frea directed the Winnili to bring their women with their hair let down round their faces like beards and turned Wodan's couch round so that he faced them.
The breaking up of Gondwana Land is usually considered to have been caused by a series of blocks of country being let down by faulting with the consequent formation of the Indian Ocean.
The chest is wide, full and deep, the back short and straight, the ribs are round and deep, the hind quarters long, level and well let down into the muscular thighs.
The Dance Of The Dead is a gripping slice of drama, which is let down by a slightly anticlimactic resolution.Advertisement
In Scotland, hard working pupils and teachers have been badly let down by the administrative chaos of the exams fiasco.
The whole was let down by the quality of the CD which tended to make the music sound slightly foggy.
Hammer's first venture into the sci-fi and horror genre, but let down by the poor production values and a weak script.
The lack of audience and the lack of any real panache in their script-writing was a bit of a let down.
A gentle let down is far preferable to being ignored.Advertisement
What a let down to find it abruptly ended, and without really having to deal with any sudden ambushes or particularly vexing scenarios.
Then the line was let down again for Zeb to climb up by.
Early in the morning, while all things are crisp with frost, men come with fishing-reels and slender lunch, and let down their fine lines through the snowy field to take pickerel and perch; wild men, who instinctively follow other fashions and trust other authorities than their townsmen, and by their goings and comings stitch towns together in parts where else they would be ripped.
From the carriages emerged men wearing uniforms, stars, and ribbons, while ladies in satin and ermine cautiously descended the carriage steps which were let down for them with a clatter, and then walked hurriedly and noiselessly over the baize at the entrance.
The carriage steps clattered as they were let down.
Too near the ragged edge to let down even for an hour.
We were the better team by far and tho we were let down by being sloppy at times we were always in control.
Likes to think he could be a center forward but is let down by his wayward shooting !
Otherwise you may choose your gun and be let down by the behavior and capabilities of the cartridge the gun uses.
Fortunately the applicator allows some control with regard to the amount of product that is applied, but in the end I felt let down by the amount of work that went into making it look natural on my skin.
Most of the time, the let-down has nothing to do with whether you are attractive, fit, or a snappy dresser; it has much more to do with the appearance of being sneaky or dishonest in representing yourself.
For teens, this is often an older person that wants to become a confidant so they can get a teen to let down his or her guard.
Choose a tent where sides can be tied back to create an open space, but let down if you need to enclose your reception area.
You inspire to me to let down my walls and speak from the heart.
She also said she felt a little let down at Timberlake's response to the whole affair, and that while he has tried to contact her since, the two have not spoken.
While the sequel doles out enemies in extreme numbers, there's nothing really pleasing about shooting enemy after enemy after enemy in powerful action then being let down by the end of the level's cutscene.
Plus, you're giving girls permission to let down their guard.
It's a realistic approach to life that prevents her from being disappointed or let down by her lover.
For fans who were invested in the return of Julia Lindsay, this set of ATWT spoilers turned out to be a huge let down.
The other is the femininity side, most studies have found that, for cross dressers again, it's a relaxing environment for them, it's a way for them to let down.
However, if the party you host is filled with people who do not know each other, icebreaker games can offer guests an opportunity to let down their guard a bit, laugh, and have some fun.
The first Star Trek movie was generally thought to be a let-down, although succeeding movies were better liked.
That's it for tidbits, but don't let down your guard.
Sometimes the fowler is let down from the top of the cliff; at other times he climbs the rocks, or, where possible, is pushed upwards by poles made for the purpose.
It may be that Philip's animosity toward her stems more from being hurt and let down by his former daughter-in-law, than actual dislike.
It's not easy to do, so don't feel let down if the experience isn't "perfect."