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I yelled Let go! to my son while he was pulling his sister's arm. My husband says it's incorrect. I have no idea. Is it correct?

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perhaps this is general reference? –  Cameron May 19 '12 at 6:37
    
google.com/search?q=define+"let go" –  Kris May 19 '12 at 6:47
    
GR Voting to close. –  Kris May 19 '12 at 6:48
    
Did your husband give any reason why it sounded incorrect to him? Does he think it should be 'Let go of her!' or something else? –  Mitch May 19 '12 at 17:18
    
Yes he said it was incorrect because it was incomplete. –  Elizabeth May 20 '12 at 10:31
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Well, it's in the OED (1973 edition).

22 Let go

a trans. To allow to escape; to set at liberty; to lose one's hold of; to relax (one's hold); to drop (an anchor).

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b intr. = to let go one's hold.

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I'm afraid your husband is incorrect.

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To let go is to stop holding something. One can say

Let go of her arm!

or simply

Let go!

for short.

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