let it lay

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let it lay

Also, leave her lay. Allow it to rest; leave it alone. For example, Don't discuss their gift anymore; let it lay. The use of her in the variant is a slangy version of "it." [Slang; first half of 1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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