let go Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “let go” in the English Dictionary

"let go" in British English

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let go

C2 to ​stopholding something: Hold on ​tight and don't let go! Let go of my ​hand, you're ​hurting me! C2 to ​stopthinking 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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"let go" in American English

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let go

(also let your hair down) to be more ​relaxed than ​usual and ​enjoy yourself: Just let go and have a little ​fun! I like to let my ​hair down on the ​dancefloor.
(Definition of let go from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “let go”
in Chinese (Simplified) 放开,松手…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放開,鬆手…
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