let one down

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See: fail, neglect
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He discusses them in prose that calls for concentration but always rewards it, and presents them by means of illustrations that exactly make the point he wants them to make and almost never let one down.
He said that Jesus will never let one down and will always walk with us, but he did not say that Jesus carries us.
I've just never been able to let one down or pass one by that needed help," Sallis said.
Theron said that that MacFarlane is a kind of a person one will remember at their deathbed and to have the opportunity to know someone like him, who will never let one down is a gift.
It is a constant surprise how One's grieving relatives, their judgment no doubt giddied by grief, can let One down when it comes to flowers.
We know we have the next two captains and we are just going to let one down this time.
Let one down gently and learn to love the other in a grown-up way.