let (something) go

If you have a problem with another person, you may be “holding on” to that problem. For example, they owe you money, or they said something that upset you. If you decide to stop worrying about this problem, you “let it go.”

She flirted with my boyfriend a few years ago and I just can’t let it go.

I was upset but I just let it go. You have to choose your battles.

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