let bygones be bygones

idiom

Definition of let bygones be bygones

: to forgive someone for something done or for a disagreement and to forget about it
  • I know we've had our fights over the years, but I think it's time we let bygones be bygones.

Word by Word Definitions

let play
  1. : to cause to : make

  2. : to give opportunity to or fail to prevent

  3. used in the imperative to introduce a request or proposal

  1. : something that impedes : obstruction

  2. : a shot or point in racket games that does not count and must be replayed

  1. : hinder, prevent

  1. : small one

  2. : article worn on

bygone play bygones
  1. : gone by : past


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