let it go


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Verb1.let it go - not act; "He thought of a reply but let it go"
refrain, forbear - resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"
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When the fisherman went home to his wife in the pigsty, he told her how he had caught a great fish, and how it had told him it was an enchanted prince, and how, on hearing it speak, he had let it go again.
Please freight it with a couple of thousand-dollar bills and let it go.
The love is not the sort your worship is thinking of," said the galley slave; "mine was that I loved a washerwoman's basket of clean linen so well, and held it so close in my embrace, that if the arm of the law had not forced it from me, I should never have let it go of my own will to this moment; I was caught in the act, there was no occasion for torture, the case was settled, they treated me to a hundred lashes on the back, and three years of gurapas besides, and that was the end of it.