let somebody/something go
let (someone or something) go
1. To make free or give up control of something or someone; to release or discharge something or someone, as from confinement. Due to a lack of evidence, police had to let the suspects go. I love fishing but hate killing animals, so I let whatever I catch go.
2. To end a professional relationship with someone; to fire someone. A: "Wait, they fired you?" B: "Yes! They just let me go with no explanation!"
Let it go.
Forget it.; Stop worrying about it. Don't get so angry about it. Let it go. Let it go. Stop fretting.
let it go (or pass)choose not to react to an action or remark.
let it ˈgo (at ˈthat)say or do nothing more about something: I could have disagreed with him, but I let it go. I don’t like arguments. ♢ The police spoke firmly to the boy about the damage and then let it go at that.
ˌlet somebody ˈgo
1 allow somebody to be free: Will they let the hostages go?
2 make somebody have to leave their job: They’re having to let 100 employees go because of falling profits.
ˌlet somebody/something ˈgo,
ˌlet ˈgo (of somebody/something)
1 stop holding somebody/something: Let go of me! You’re hurting! ♢ Don’t let go of my hand, or you’ll get lost.
2 give up an idea or an attitude, or control of something: It’s time to let the past go. ♢ Some people find it hard to let go of their inhibitions.