leave it at that

Definition of leave it at that

  1. :  to not add or do anything more Let's just say that I got in a little trouble with the police, and leave it at that. They offered him the salary that he asked for, but he couldn't leave it at that and asked for a new car.

Word by Word Definitions

  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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contemplative of or relative to the past

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