Meaning of “let go” in the English Dictionary

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"let go" in British English

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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 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 dance floor.

(Definition of “let go” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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