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    meanings

    what is the meaning of 'LET IT BE'


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    Re: meanings

    Don't interfere; let things alone; let sleeping dogs lie.

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    Re: meanings

    Yes; you can look at it like this:

    "let" (imperative) = "allow"
    "it" (object pronoun) = "the situation"
    "be" (bare infinitive) = "to remain in its present state"

    MrP

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