let it rest


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let it rest

To cease discussing or dwelling upon a given subject. Look, we can't afford a new car right now, so just let it rest already!
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References in classic literature ?
I couldn't let it rest, though; but when an opportunity offered at last to meet my predecessor, the grass growing through his ribs was tall enough to hide his bones.
Baste chicken with juices and thyme and let it rest 15 minutes on a cutting board.
After the painting logged 35,000 miles, with 17 museum stopovers, "it was time to let it rest," Jonson says.
But Danny wasn't content to let it rest there; he was variously flirting with, being propositioned by, or dating, many other young lovely co-workers (Nikki Cox, Vanessa Marcil, Marsha Thomason).