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let it drop

1. To cease discussing or dwelling upon a given subject. Look, we can't afford a new car right now, so just let it drop already!
2. To accidentally or inadvertently reveal a given secret or important piece of information. I can't believe your sister let it drop that we're engaged in front of your parents!
See also: drop, let
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let it drop (or rest)

say or do no more about a matter or problem.
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let it

/'er rip Informal
To allow something to start or happen with vigor or energy.
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