stand aside

phrasal verb

stood aside; standing aside; stands aside
: to move to the left or right with one step or a few small steps
Please stand aside and let me pass.
: to allow something to happen : to not try to stop someone from doing something
I'm not going to stand aside and watch you ruin your life.

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“Stand aside.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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