Translation of let up in Spanish:

let up

amainar, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    (diminish, slacken)
    (storm/wind) amainar
    (work/pressure) disminuir
    (work/pressure) aflojar informal
    the rain is beginning to let up está escampando
  • 2

    (relax efforts)
    rescuers worked for 24 hours without letting up los equipos de rescate trabajaron 24 horas sin parar
    • you can't afford to let up now! no puedes aflojar el ritmo / dejarte estar justo ahora
  • 3informal

    (stop)
    parar
    the dog barked all night without letting up el perro ladró toda la noche sin parar
  • 4

    (relent)
    to let up (on sb)
    • she won't let up until she gets what she wants no va a aflojar hasta conseguir lo que quiere
    • he'd do better if the teacher let up on him a bit trabajaría mejor si el maestro no estuviera constantemente encima de él