Definition of leave much to be desired
- Your work leaves much to be desired.
- Although her education left a great deal to be desired, she was an extremely intelligent person.
- The working conditions here leave a lot to be desired.
: 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
: great in quantity, amount, extent, or degree
: great in importance or significance
: many in number
: to a great degree or extent : considerably
: frequently, often
: a great quantity, amount, extent, or degree
: something considerable or impressive
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