To do what seems right, just and proper to you without caring much about the consequences


  • The expression was much used in the 19th century. It basically referred to woodcutters who were supposed to keep doing their work with hard work and devotion, neglecting and least caring about the small pieces or chips of wood that might fell here and there. Similarly, the expression deals with to concentrate or keep doing the right job, without caring about the results and possible outcome. One must keep doing the good work.

Students said they will complain against some teachers and let the chips fall wherever they may.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Let the Chips Fall Where They May':

let the chips fall where they mayTo allow events to unfold naturally; to accept what occurs without prejudice, worry, or regret.
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اتركوا رقائق تقع حيث يجوز

lassen Sie die Späne fallen, wo sie können

Αφήστε τις μάρκες να πέσουν εκεί που μπορούν

deja que las fichas caigan donde puedan

Que les jetons tombent où ils peuvent

ut sit eu ceciderit ibi

niech wióry spadną tam, gdzie mogą



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