let (one) go by

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let (one) go 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 go 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 go by.
See also: by, go, let
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