One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Say or do no more about a matter or problem.
- ‘In the same defiant way, she decided not to let it rest when she was prescribed a drug she was convinced was inappropriate.’
- ‘But James was not prepared to let it rest there, and went on to insist on publishing novels and poems.’
- ‘It has upset everybody, we just can't let it rest.’
- ‘Sam didn't know whether to push the issue or let it rest.’
- ‘‘I just want what is mine. I'm not going to let it rest,’ he said.’
- ‘I'm hoping the prosecution will let it rest now.’
- ‘Either do something about the situation or let it rest.’
- ‘But if the situation is in check, we say let it rest.’
- ‘We are certainly not going to let it rest until we get an answer, and an answer we can accept.’
- ‘He had written to the local MP about the situation and residents would not let it rest.’
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