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Meaning for "let someone off easy"
Last edited by Bushwhacker; 04-May-2007 at 15:53.
It basically means that one is allowed to do the least amount of work required or receives a minor or no punishment for something. Also "get off easy".
Our teacher let us off easy this weekend; we only have one page of homework!
The judge let that carjacker off easy with only a one year sentence.