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let nature take its course

to allow someone or something to live or die naturally: He could be kept alive artificially, but I think it would be kinder to let nature take its course.
(Definition of let nature take its course from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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let nature take its course

to allow something to happen naturally: Usually the Park Service lets nature take its course and does not replace dead trees.
(Definition of let nature take its course from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “let nature take its course”
in Chinese (Simplified) 任由自生自灭,顺其自然…
in Chinese (Traditional) 任由自生自滅,順其自然…
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