let nature take its course


Definition of let nature take its course

: 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.

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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 25 Oct. 2021.

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