I must love you and leave you

Definition of I must love you and leave you

British, informal

  1. —used to say that one has to leave I don't want to miss the last train, so I'm afraid I must love you and leave you.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the 9th letter of the English alphabet

    :  a graphic representation of this letter

    :  a speech counterpart of orthographic i

  1. : industrial

    : initial

    : intelligence

  1. : imaginary unit

mustplay
  1. :  be commanded or requested to

    :  be urged to :  ought by all means to

    :  be compelled by physical necessity to :  be required by immediate or future need or purpose to

  1. :  an imperative need or duty :  requirement

    :  an indispensable item :  essential

  1. :  the expressed juice of fruit and especially grapes before and during fermentation

    :  the pulp and skins of the crushed grapes

  1. :  musk

    :  mold, mustiness

loveplay
  1. :  strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties

    :  attraction based on sexual desire :  affection and tenderness felt by lovers

    :  affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests

  1. :  to hold dear :  cherish

    :  to feel a lover's passion, devotion, or tenderness for

    :  caress

  1. :  the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

    :  one

leaveplay
  1. :  bequeath, devise

    :  to have remaining after one's death

    :  to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect

  1. :  permission to do something

    :  authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment

    :  an act of leaving :  departure

  1. :  leaf


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