leave off


left off; leaving off; leaves off
: stop, cease
picked up where he had left off

Examples of leave off in a Sentence

we usually leave off working as soon as the bell rings the snow should leave off around midnight
Recent Examples on the Web Episode 6 left off with a cliffhanger as fans aren't sure whether Kaz picks Holly or Micah to match up with. Joelle Goldstein, Peoplemag, 7 June 2024 Captain America: Brave New World picks up where The Falcon and the Winter Soldier left off, with Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) keeping the mantle of Captain America after doubting his qualifications on the 2021 Disney+ series. Wesley Stenzel, EW.com, 31 May 2024 Tovar’s second solo homer, a 411-foot blast to left off Scott Alexander in the seventh, put the Rockies ahead, 4-2. Patrick Saunders, The Denver Post, 21 May 2024 Inter Miami goalkeeper Drake Callender, who was a potential candidate for the United States Copa America team, was left off the roster that coach Gregg Berhalter announced Monday for the pre-Copa training camp. Michelle Kaufman, Miami Herald, 20 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for leave off 

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leave off was in the 14th century

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“Leave off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leave%20off. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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