Let-on Sentence Examples
He wasn't about to let on that he was also cold.
He was worried about her, more than he'd let on.
There was more to the boy's intentions than he let on.
Sometimes he gave her the creeps, and she suspected he was sharper than he let on.Advertisement
First off, don't let on that you really, really want that specific URL.
The water should be let off on the morning of a dry day, and thus the land will be dry enough at night not to suffer from the frost; or the water may be taken off in the morning and let on again at night.
Later, much later, Dean had spelled her, sitting up with Martha, who was far more upset with the prospect of flying Bird Song's nest than she let on during the daylight hours.
We didn't let on to this guy, Jude Bryce, about the tip but he was a close neighbor and the parents suspected he might be involved so he was in our radar.
Again he felt more was going on than the damn Watcher let on.Advertisement
Edith Shipton wasn't a saint either, nor do I think she was near as bewildered about life as she let on.
The words seemed to be meant as a joke, but there was an edge in Gerry's tone that made her think he knew Xander much better than he let on.
It comprises land in no fewer than ten districts, much of which is let on permanent leases to indigo-planters.
The houses were let on a system by which the occupant became the owner after the payment of a certain number of instalments.
A refinery was attached to the London Mint from 1816 to 1851, but was then let on lease and left to private enterprise.Advertisement
Most of the land is freehold and cultivated by the owner himself, and comparatively little land is let on lease except very large holdings and glebe farms. The independent small farmer (bonder) maintains a hereditary attachment to his ancestral holding.
The city owned public land which was let on lease and the rents were farmed out by auction.
It remains in possession of the Crown, but since the death of Catherine has been let on leases.
From 1458 the manorial demesne was let on 10year leases at £ 8 a year.
About 80% of holdings (amounting to about 6o% of the cultivated area) are cultivated by the proprietor; of the rest approximately 13% are let on lease and 7% are worked on the system known as mtayage (q.v.).Advertisement
If let on share-profit, the landlord and tenant shared the loss proportionately to their stipulated share of profit.
The land in Scotland was now, with trifling exceptions, let on leases for terms varying from twenty to thirty years, and in farms of sufficient size to employ at the least two or three ploughs.