Allow to escape, set free, as in The police decided to let him go. [c. 1300]
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How to use let go in a sentence
The White House just had to scratch it out with a real strategy and a never-let-go attitude.Memo: The Aaron Sorkin Model of Political Discourse Doesn't Actually Work | Megan McArdle | April 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Someone connected to each let-go employee—either a colleague or HR staffer—should check in regularly.
We agree that each Holder of so many acres shall pay one penny yearly, and let-go the eels as too slippery.Past and Present | Thomas Carlyle