Letting in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Letting

present participle of let | (Britain) The rental of accommodation. | (US, dated) The award of a public contract

Short Example Sentences for Letting

  • 1. Why did the witches quarrel about letting him sleep here? 🔊
  • 2. Why did you come down without letting me know? 🔊
  • 3. To think of bringing him here without letting me know! 🔊
  • 4. Who persuaded them into letting him see if he could drive? 🔊
  • 5. Frost sprang to his feet, letting out a volley of oaths. 🔊
  • 6. The letting it fall to ruin is one cause of deserted villages. 🔊
  • 7. In my home we never think of letting flowers remain without water. 🔊
  • 8. Besides, by my hastiness, I was letting the thread slip through my fingers. 🔊
  • 9. This will be an easy way of letting Sinclair know I am here. 🔊
  • 10. I fooled the Germans by letting the Sikh whom I had watched discover it. 🔊
  • 11. They'd blame her for not keeping me, for letting things go so far.... 🔊
  • 12. But I can't go through life letting that fellow stay on top. 🔊

How to use Letting in Sentences?

  • 1. The most important thing was to avoid letting a bunch of them ride up on us unheralded. 🔊
  • 2. Boy was running around, letting guests into the house and serving others with refreshments. 🔊
  • 3. They take up the mirror the whole time, and never think of letting you see yourself. 🔊
  • 4. He sifted the coarse gold between his fingers, letting it fall back into the pan. 🔊
  • 5. Cassta laughed while trying to swallow his drink, so letting some spill onto his shirt front. 🔊
  • 6. Nothing but misery, distress, and temptation could come of not letting things alone. 🔊
  • 7. King gave him twenty minutes start, letting his men rest their legs and exercise their tongues. 🔊
  • 8. An old woman opened it, but, before letting us in, fixed the price we were to pay. 🔊
  • 9. I was thinking of letting the child go to the Hall by herself, and drop in suddenly upon him. 🔊
  • 10. There is much that is good in him; but it struck me that you were letting him run a little too wild. 🔊
  • 11. Joan was silent, flattered by the knowledge that this whimsical gentleman was letting her into his thoughts. 🔊
  • 12. The youth threw himself on the ground under the tree and watched steadily, without letting sleep master him. 🔊
  • 13. He stood at last with folded arms on the summit letting it sing past him, and gazing about him in vague delight. 🔊
  • 14. So he stared while the homunculus letting his cloak fall about him, aspired an immense quantity of snuff out of the hollow of his palm. 🔊
  • 15. It had been nothing less than getting the schooner under-way, letting her vanish silently in the night from amongst these sleeping ships. 🔊
  • 16. Afterwards he must have disappointed her cruelly by letting one aspect after another of his careless, sceptical, experimental temperament appear. 🔊
  • 17. One of the light-blue uniformed page-boys came, peered through the glass, recognized me and fled without letting me in. 🔊
  • 18. But at the next cell he repeated what he had done at the first, taking better care of the gold but letting his wrist stay longer in the light. 🔊
  • 19. We were seeing Germany in the most leisurely fashion, courting the unexpected and letting things happen to us. 🔊
  • 20. I was as calm as I am this minute, while the bear was letting out roars of rage and pain that curdled the blood of those who heard them. 🔊
  • 21. In front there is a round hole for letting in light, which I persistently fill up with a blanket which is as persistently withdrawn. 🔊
  • 22. They were sent along with me for the express purpose of not letting me drink, and they let me drink to swinishness as long as I leave them alone. 🔊
  • 23. I won at once the heart of a little boy to whom I showed my air-cushion, and who never tired of filling it and then letting the air escape again. 🔊