Let-something-slide meaning

(idiomatic) To consciously overlook behaviour generally considered as warranting some form of sanction or reprimand.

The police officer let the ticket slide when she found her brother-in-law's car illegally parked.

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(idiomatic) To allow the condition of something to deteriorate due to negligence or apathy.

He let the farm slide after inheriting it from his father.

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