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let (one) by
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 by! I didn't want to drive any faster on the highway, so I moved closer to the curb to let the cars behind me by.
let someone (get) byand let someone pass by
to permit someone to pass. Please let me get by. I am in a hurry. Let the paramedics by, please.