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  • v. Present participle of let go.


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  • Then I slowly stood, letting go the sill, easing my full weight onto the sign, the wind flicking hard-edged snow-flakes into my face and eyes, and ridiculously, in spite of an agony of fear that the sign would tear loose and drop me, I was glad of my fur cap and overcoat.

    Time and Again

  • As must, of course, Miss Ashmore's delay in letting go of him.

    The English Witch

  • Then, when cutting resumed, the gardeners were enlightened enough simply to follow the surreal organic forms that had mushroomed around the castle gardens, climbing 52-foot wooden ladders and cutting the yews single-handed with slashers, for fear of letting go of the rungs at such a height to use shears.


  • It would have to be passed to Caire, and Nynaeve might not be able to manage letting go twice.

    The Path of Daggers

  • People who overbook their lives often have trouble saying no, limiting time with people who stress them out, and letting go of perfectionistic standards for both themselves and others.

    The Life You Want

  • He might have managed this. “Ready? ” asked the owner. “Yes, ” I said. “Time! ” he cried, letting go of me. “How well you are doing! ” he cried, at which point I slipped from the skin.

    Magicians of Gor

  • Cathy Parsell addressed this common problem by letting go and refocusing the intention.

    I Used to Have a Handle on Life But It Broke

  • In the kitchen, which opened on to the tow-path, some bargees were drinking white wine which a woman was pouring out for them without letting go of her baby.

    Maigret meets a Milord

  • "Ophelia, would you come and stand behind Tink, while I get some supplies out of the cabin," she said rising, but not letting go of Tink's hand.

    The Trouble with Witches

  • But Sophie, without letting go of Hilda's hand, paused and spoke to Otto.

    The Fortune Hunter


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