let (someone or something) be

idiom

: 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.

Examples of let (someone or something) be in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, lawful but potentially harmful content is left for platforms to regulate—or let be—via their own terms and conditions. Peter Guest, WIRED, 6 Sep. 2023

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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 21 May. 2024.

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