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let (someone or something) past

To allow someone or something to pass by or around (someone or something else). 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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Rosberg complained repeatedly on the radio, asking why Hamilton was not letting him past, but the Englishman responded by saying: "Tell him to get closer."
I wasn't letting him past. I never thought anything of it I just kept driving."
"I must admit that by letting him past I wanted to give him something back for the occasions when he helped me."