let (something) ride

idiom

informal
: to allow (something) to go unnoticed : to ignore (something)
He made a rude remark, but I let it ride.

Examples of let (something) ride in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even after the generous grandparents did all of that, there would be over $3 million left over to let ride for future generations. Ron Lieber, New York Times, 13 Dec. 2022 But a couple of Game 2 plays that the officials let ride stood out. Phil Thompson, chicagotribune.com, 15 Aug. 2020

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“Let (something) ride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20%28something%29%20ride. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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