let past

let (one) 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 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 past.
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let someone (get) past

to allow someone to pass; to get out of the way so someone can pass. Please let me get past. I'm in a hurry. Do let me past.
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While many in India argue that previous attempts at dialogue have not borne fruit, we must not let past failures overshadow our future.
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About an hour later, the families were let past the boundary and escorted into the CBP processing facility.
Revisit your relationships with others, and let past incidents show you how to take a positive path.
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A total of 94 goals in the season was seven more than their nearest rivals (Eastleigh), while only two sides conceded less than the 46 the Bees let past them.
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I for one always give way to pedestrians, I also say thank you when I'm let past, as do many of the cyclist that use this route.