v.ventilate; aerate; let air in or through; let in air
Keeping its door and windows closed makes the room stuffy.
I'm a bit dizzy. Shall we open the windows and let in some fresh air?
He had a bad cold and her nose was all bunged up.
v.breathe freely; breathe fresh air
We'll get a breath of fresh air at lunchtime.
v.inform; tip off; drop a hint; leak (or disclose) information
The work is hard to be done because of lack of communications between the leaders and the led.
I need to let my family know about this.
Let me know as soon as he gets back.
- Separable word"透" and "气" can be combined as one word, or be used separately with other elements inserted.
I opened the window to let some air in.
I want to go outside to breathe freely.
I will give him a hint in advance.
- Reduplication"透气" can be reduplicated, for example: "透透气".
The air being oppressive and stuffy, let's go outdoors for a breath of fresh air.