Let it go or let someone go are phrasal verbs in English. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at what Let it go means, and how you can use it in everyday English.
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Here are the example sentences:
Let it go:
- The queen finally didn’t need to hide her power, so she let it go.
- The millionaire was kidnapped, but they let him go after a few hours.
- Johnny caught a frog in his back yard, but his mother told him to let it go.
- The boss changed the vacation policy several times, and the employees complained each time. However, the last change in the policy was not so bad, so the employees let it go.
- Your ex-girlfriend told you that you are cheap? Just let it go. Forget about her!
- Jenny said she hates my new haircut, but I let it go.
- When the balloon is full of helium, tie a knot and let it go.
- Hold this end of the rope and don’t let it go until I say “now!”
- I held on to the dog when the guests came into the house and then let her go. She greeted everyone!
Let someone go:
- Jack was let go when the company found out he was working part time for their competitor.
- Because of a drop in sales, the company let ten people go.
- Even though many tech firms are letting employees go, ABC company just hired twenty people.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
- Toward the end of today’s podcast, Michael talked about two guys. Joe works hard, and Jim hardly works. Which guy would you like as a co-worker?
Today’s listening challenge:
- How many different ways do we use let it/something/someone go, and can you give an example of one of them?
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