let (someone or something) be

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Definition of let (someone or something) be

: to not bother or touch (someone or something) Please let me be. I'm not in the mood for company. That's a valuable vase. Let it be.

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“Let (someone or something) be.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20be. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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