leave at the altar
Definition of leave at the altar
: to not get married because the person one was going to marry has decided against it at the last moment Her fiancé left her at the altar.
Word by Word Definitions
: bequeath, devise
: to have remaining after one's death
: to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect
: permission to do something
: authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment
: an act of leaving : departure
: a table on which the eucharistic elements are consecrated or which serves as a center of worship or ritual
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