leave (someone) cold

idiom

: to not interest or excite (someone)
His movies leave me cold.

Examples of leave (someone) cold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Restaurant staff would pack hot food but leave cold cheesecakes to be packed later. Heather Haddon, WSJ, 28 May 2021 And some theorists have suggested that colliding universes could leave cold spots or hot spots on the cosmic microwave background (CMB), the afterglow of the Big Bang. Eric Betz, Discover Magazine, 18 Dec. 2020

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“Leave (someone) cold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leave%20%28someone%29%20cold. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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