Let him slide - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
let (something or someone) slide (redirected from let him slide)
let (something or someone) slide
To choose not to take any action to correct or improve a particular situation or someone's actions or behavior. I find it so frustrating that my wife is always willing to let the kids slide when they misbehave, meaning I have to be the bad guy and enforce the rules. I've been meaning to paint the shed all summer, but I keep letting it slide.
let something slide negligently allow something to deteriorate.
References in periodicals archive
He was whispering in her ear and she let him slide
his hand up her top.
They let him slide
because at 35 they didn't want to give him any more than a year's deal.
Unable to form lasting attachments to women, he subsequently hooks up with perky nurse Nam-ok (Bae Du-na), but she's not about to let him slide
away so easily.