let (one) go past

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let (one) go past

To allow one to pass by or around (someone or something). I need to get into the building to retrieve my briefcase—please let me go past! I didn't want to drive any faster on the highway, so I moved closer to the curb to let the cars behind me go past.
See also: go, let, past
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"I can't let him go past me on my first one-on-one - that's impossible - because if he goes past me the first time he's going to get confidence.
Last year he sportingly handed back third place to team mate Valtteri Bottas, despite the loss of championship points, after the Finn had let him go past earlier to try to chase down the Ferraris.
Pop Robson let him go past without any sort of half-hearted challenge.
He's upset with me because he thought I'd let him go past me to get his confidence up for the San Marino game!