let go of

Meaning: to stop holding something or someone

Synonym: release

For example:

  • let go of sth If you have to stand on the bus, hang onto a strap and don't let go.

  • let go of sth Let go of my hand. You're hurting me!

Quick Quiz:

Before the boy went into the operating room at the hospital, his mother had to let go of his

a. registration form

b. doctor

c. hand

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