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English definition of “let sth rest”

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let sth rest

informal
to not talk about or mention a particular subject: After he had told his friends he was writing a novel, they wouldn't let the subject rest.
Translations of “let sth rest”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不再討論, 不再提…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不再讨论, 不再提…
(Definition of let sth rest from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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