let (one) pass by

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let (one) pass 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 pass 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 pass by.
See also: by, let, pass
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Authorities in Florida are searching for a man who they believe intentionally drove his SUV into a pedestrian after initially letting him pass by. In a news release Wednesday, the Broward Sheriff's Office announced a reward for up to $3,000 for information about the driver.