let the chips fall

let the chips fall (where they may)

to not worry about the effects of your actions We just try to enforce the law fairly and let the chips fall where they may.
See also: chip, fall, let
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If you've practiced shooting all summer, monitored local bucks on your trail cameras and set up a handful of high-odds stand locations, it's time to hunt hard and let the chips fall where they may.
However, we decided at the outset that we would publish our findings, and let the chips fall where they may.
Rather than hiding their furtive discussions in private emails, text messages and one-on-one personal contacts to avoid being required to meet in public, the board should have gone ahead with Berman's presumably negative evaluation and let the chips fall where they may.
And if he or his wife said a peep about it, she should call the authorities immediately and let the chips fall.
President Obama, driven by domestic concerns and distracted by crises in Ukraine, Syria and the one-again broken Israeli-Palestinian peace process, has chosen to let the chips fall where they may in Afghanistan.
We should establish a color metric that encompasses the ideal and let the chips fall where they may.
As long as I take care of the process tomorrow, let the chips fall where they may, take care of the mental stuff, that's my goal.
Quote: "My attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.
It's still not a guarantee, but it's just sort of what I do and I let the chips fall where they may.
Instead of a proactive approach to try to influence the most dramatic developments in the region in decades, the US will largely sit it out and let the chips fall where they may.
The situation with the clinics seems also something made in a hurry and so let the chips fall where they may, comments Natasa Boskovska for Nova Makedonija.
You're better off following their orders and let the chips fall where they may.
It was all summed up to me by the words of one Washington policy adviser who, when asked if they had given any real thought to what would happen in Iraq and the rest of the Middle East once Saddam Hussein had been overthrown (the easy part), answered with this unforgettable one liner: "I am minded to let the chips fall where they may".
Graves and BLACK ENTERPRISE to do an impartial analysis of both candidates and what their proposals would mean to all Americans--not just African Americans-and let the chips fall where they may.
At the end of the third quarter, I looked up at the scoreboard and told the fellas, 'We just have to go out there and compete and let the chips fall where they may.
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