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let it lie

(also let things lie)
to take no action about something: Instead of going to the police they let things lie for a couple of months.
Translations of “let it lie”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…不聞不問,對…置之不理,對…聽之任之…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…不闻不问,对…置之不理,对…听之任之…
(Definition of let it lie from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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