let (someone) have it

Definition of let (someone) have it


  1. :  to attack, punish, or criticize (someone) in a violent or angry way When she found out what they'd been doing, she really let them have it.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  hinder, prevent

  1. :  something that impedes :  obstruction

    :  a shot or point in racket games that does not count and must be replayed

  1. :  to cause to :  make

    :  to offer or grant for rent or lease

    :  to assign especially after bids

  1. :  some person :  somebody

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