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let something drop (or rest)

Definition of let something drop or rest in English:

Say or do no more about a matter: you should let it drop, love, it’s more trouble than it’s worth
More example sentences
  • We are certainly not going to let it rest until we get an answer, and an answer we can accept.
  • But if the situation is in check, we say let it rest.
  • ‘I just want what is mine. I'm not going to let it rest,’ he said.
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