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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

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Contributor: Matt Errey