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let go

This page is about the euphemism let go

Meaning

to fire a worker

For example

  • I'm sorry Jenny, but I'm afraid we've got to let you go.

  • He didn't even have the guts to say he was firing me! He just said he was "letting me go".

Quick Quiz

If you're being "let go", you'll have to

a. find another job

b. find another worker

c. fire another worker

Contributor: Matt Errey