leave it at that

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of leave it at that

: 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

leave play
  1. : bequeath, devise

  2. : to have remaining after one's death

  3. : to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect

  1. : permission to do something

  2. : authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment

  3. : an act of leaving : departure

  1. : leaf


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