let nature take its course

idiom

: to allow something to happen without trying to control it
The injury should heal within a few weeks if you just let nature take its course.

Examples of let nature take its course in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some methods involve worms while others let nature take its course. Cody Godwin, USA TODAY, 3 May 2024 Or ready to just give up and let nature take its course. Avery Hurt, Discover Magazine, 26 Feb. 2024 Learning to let nature take its course from time to time can be a good lesson to learn as an organic gardener. Elizabeth Waddington, Treehugger, 12 May 2023 Once the seeds are planted, let nature take its course. Tarot Astrologers, chicagotribune.com, 10 Nov. 2021 An administrative decision not to mount a rescue effort caused considerable controversy at the time, with wildlife biologists in charge of the effort ultimately deciding to let nature take its course. oregonlive, 26 Sep. 2021 If a raccoon approaches the nest, DNR officials let nature take its course and don't interfere. Katy Read, Star Tribune, 3 July 2021 That means the solution won’t be as easy as saying: Get people off the land and let nature take its course. Matt Simon, Wired, 10 June 2021 When a roll of labels is finished, the user can simply throw the cartridge in a compost bin and let nature take its course. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 6 June 2021

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“Let nature take its course.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20nature%20take%20its%20course. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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