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Related to let it: let it go

let it drop

1. To cease discussing or dwelling upon a given subject. Look, we can't afford a new car right now, so just let it drop already!
2. To accidentally or inadvertently reveal a given secret or important piece of information. I can't believe your sister let it drop that we're engaged in front of your parents!
See also: drop, let

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!
See also: let, rest

let it slip

To accidentally or inadvertently reveal a given secret or important piece of information. We had done so well keeping our engagement a secret. I can't believe I let it slip in the middle of dinner last night!
See also: let, slip

let one rip

slang To fart loudly or profusely. I can't believe you let one rip in the car. Now we have to smell it all the way home!
See also: let, one, rip

let it

/'er rip Informal
To allow something to start or happen with vigor or energy.
See also: let
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You get your teeth into something and don't let it go."
Let it be remembered or forgotten, that's up to the people.
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