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let go of someone or something

to release someone or something. Please let go of me! Don't let go of the steering wheel.
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It is an opportunity for you to take responsibility and modify what can be done, but you need to let go of everything else.
1 Take a moment to reflect on all of the things in your life you have already let go of.
The victim's niece pushed him with both hands, he would not let go of the bags, and she bit him on the arm.
Critique: A relatively quick and easy read, "Can You Let Go of a Grudge?
It only seemed like yesterday that I stood by the school gates and watched you play But I turned around and here you are a six foot man walking out the door And alas the time has come I must let go of your hand my beautiful son.
You might suggest that his offspring would be making him a gift if they can let go of their own fears and allow him to enjoy this time as he wishes.
When God gave him the choice to put his hand into the great candy jar of worldly pleasures and possessions ("Ask something of me and I will give it to you," 1 Kings 3:5), Solomon let go of all else in order to be blessed by God with the gift of wisdom.
You can let go of the worry, you can let go of negative thinking, you can let go of your need for the shoes to match that bag, but you can't let go of action to help you deal with the situation.
I think I startled these retreat participants when I suggested the obvious: Let go of the forced happiness of Easter, and help your people to acknowledge the losses and sorrowing of the Easter event as they try to square their faith with their own losses and sorrows.
let go 1 : to relax or release a grip <Please let go of my arm.
If so, I think that you should let go of whatever this is and give up the struggle as it will weaken you to continue in this way.
Hathaway says: '"Let Go' is a song that came out of a need for me to let go of the worry, a few pairs of old jeans, and old ideas as well as some people who were taking up too much space in my life.
One of the questions of today's Gospel text is this: How does the weeping of four poor campesinos, who cannot even buy medicine for their children when they are sick, connect to the weeping of the rich man in the story who can't let go of his possessions?
You let go of habitual holding patterns and ways of thinking in order to let something new happen.