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  • n. Plural form of let-off.

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Examples

  • The other examples he quotes are not let-offs - all this suggests is that someone has spent too much time reading the tabloids without looking at the facts.

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  • Fiji were making mistakes, lots of them, and had two let-offs inside a minute, Tusi Pisi being off-target with a difficult penalty and Tuilagi nearly getting the better of too casual Fiji scrum-half Nemia Kenatale after chasing a chip.

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  • United's wonderful approach work deserved far better from the Portuguese winger and those let-offs ensured Albion maintained an interest in a contest which could have been over inside the opening half-hour.

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  • England's quick progress in the opening overs was aided by an wretched Australian display that afforded Davies four let-offs in the opening eight overs.

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  • He enjoyed two let-offs before reaching 50, the second of which was a skier lost in the floodlights by mid-off fielder Will Beer, but after that van Wyk reigned supreme with a show of power hitting that left Sussex chasing shadows.

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  • Sunderland then received two major let-offs in the space of fiveminutes and were fortunate to reach half-time on level terms and with11 men still on the field.

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  • While Sehwag and Tendulkar were prospering so beautifully - although the former had expensive let-offs at 47 and 129 -- depressing thoughts of a 600-plus total must have flickered intermittently in many Proteas enthusiasts 'minds.

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  • Sunderland then received two major let-offs in the space of five minutes and were fortunate to reach half-time on level terms and with 11 men still on the field.

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  • Another drop, by Barath at midwicket, added to Trinidad's embarrassment, and those let-offs were to cost them in the end.

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  • Pietersen gets another four, and England have had a couple of let-offs so far.

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