Let go of (something)

To "let go of" something means to stop holding it. For example, if your child is grabbing your jacket while you walk down the street, and it's making it difficult for you to walk, you can say:

Let go of my Jacket, Aiden.

There's also another meaning of "let go of", which is to let go of something emotionally:

I interpreted that as a sign that he was letting her go.

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