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What does:

let bygones be bygones

and

live and let live

mean?

I read it in the book <<Have Space Suit - Will Travel>>.

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"Let bygones be bygones" is an idiom that's used when two parties have been in conflict with each other, but decide to let go of the conflict.

"Live and let live" is an idiom that means to live with an attitude of acceptance for other peoples' differences.

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