leave little to the imagination

idiom

: to show or describe almost all of the parts or details of something
His explicit description of the crime scene left little to the imagination.

Examples of leave little to the imagination in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Emily Ratajkowski is known for provocative outfits that leave little to the imagination. Alex Kessler, Vogue, 16 July 2023 Here, some of the most daring red-carpet looks of all time, which leave little to the imagination. Alice Cary, Vogue, 9 July 2023 Vivid frescoes in some parts of the home leave little to the imagination, and illustrate some of the more lurid business practices that took place under its roof. Elizabeth Heath, Travel + Leisure, 15 Feb. 2023 Aronofsky and Hunter leave little to the imagination, emphasizing at every graphic turn that, for Charlie, food isn’t the stuff of life-giving nourishment, but a vector for compulsion and self-annihilation. Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2022 Bodycon dresses from Magda Butrym, Ganni, Jonathan Simkhai, and Mango include figure-hugging silhouettes that manage to leave little to the imagination. Laura Jackson, Vogue, 26 Oct. 2022 And then for special occasions, brands like Fleur du Mal, Cosabella, and Savage x Fenty have all kinds of sultry picks that intentionally leave little to the imagination. Emily Rekstis, Allure, 26 Aug. 2021 Founded by two sisters who aren't afraid to leave little to the imagination, Reina Olga is filled with vibrant prints, bold patterns, and retro silhouettes that will catch everyone's eye. Taylor Ayers, Marie Claire, 9 Feb. 2021 As far as cut and fit goes, wetsuit pants are figure-hugging and may leave little to the imagination. Sian Babish, chicagotribune.com, 3 Oct. 2020 See More

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“Leave little to the imagination.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leave%20little%20to%20the%20imagination. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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