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let

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a. a minor infringement or obstruction of the ball, requiring a point to be replayed
b. the point so replayed
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And the order is not "Heave over!" as the paragraphist seems to imagine, but "Let go!"
But that trick took 'em to the graveyard, and the gold done us a still bigger kindness; for if the excited fools hadn't let go all holts and made that rush to get a look we'd a slept in our cravats to-night -- cravats warranted to WEAR, too -- longer than WE'D need 'em."
They were all on their beds, and gallant Michael let go first.
A little thing like this will happen to the best small-boat sailors, and yet, though I instantly let go the sheet and righted, I was cheered sarcastically, as though I had been guilty of a very awkward blunder.
Here was where another man in the boat would have been of value to him; for, with me but a few feet astern, he did not dare let go the tiller and run amidships to try to force down the centre-board.
I sat cocked over the weather gunwale, tiller in one hand and sheet in the other; and the sheet, with a single turn around a pin, I was very often forced to let go in the severer puffs.
Twice I saw the hunter let go the steering-oar with one hand, reach for his rifle, and hesitate.
His rifle was between his knees, but if he let go the steering-oar in order to shoot, the boat would sweep around and collide with the schooner.
He never let go his rifle, even passing down the tackles with one hand.
"Let Go: The Prelude" is somewhat special to Arek Zasowski as it is the very first short film that he wrote and directed: "so having it screened with the live audience at such a great location in Las Vegas - the Century Orleans 18 and XD Movie Theatre at the Orleans Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, is definitely a special moment in my acting and filmmaking career," Arek chuckles.
Many politicians, used to privilege and power, can't let go if they lose an election, it is almost always because they were "cheated." Political power is anaphrodisiac, an addiction, so they cling to it to their dying day.
Yet in the middle of all this holding on, they must also let go, or their children will never become self-sufficient adults.