let down ~ / let ~ down


I was relying on you to help me come up with the capital to start this company. How can you let me down like this?!

You won’t regret hiring me. I won’t let you down.

It was not pressure from the boss but the fear of letting down his team members that made him work hard at his job.

The runner felt his legs were so weak that he didn’t think he could get to the finish line. Fortunately, his legs didn’t let him down and he managed to win the race.

let down の目的語になるのは、常に人、もしくは人で構成されているグループです。