laisser tombe

English translation: let it go - forget it - never mind - drop it

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French term or phrase:laisser tomber
English translation:let it go - forget it - never mind - drop it
Entered by: swisstell
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00:51 Jan 23, 2003
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: laisser tombe
I was sent this in reply to an e-mail...I think it is french. I looked up both words in a english-french dictionary and it dosen't make sense to me. What does this phrase mean?
Bonnie Gibbons
let it go - forget it -
Explanation:
and in French it is "laisser tomber"
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swisstell
Italy
Local time: 05:19
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thank you
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4 +4let it go - forget it -
swisstell


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
let it go - forget it -


Explanation:
and in French it is "laisser tomber"

swisstell
Italy
Local time: 05:19
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 921
Grading comment
thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Peter Coles: also "drop it" (usually in its figurative sense)
3 mins
  -> yes, a good alternative - thanks

agree  Amy Williams: or "never mind".
4 mins
  -> yes, another good one - thanks

agree  Beatrice Alex
7 mins
  -> merci, Beatrice

agree  Christopher Crockett: "Skip it" if Old Fashioned.
15 hrs
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