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English definition of “let go”

let go

C2 to stop holding something: Hold on tight and don't let go! Let go of my hand, you're hurting me! C2 to stop thinking about or being angry about the past or something that happened in the past: She finds it hard to let go of a grudge. You need to let the past go and forgive those who have hurt you.
(Definition of let go from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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