leave off

verb
left off; leaving off; leaves off

Definition of leave off

: stop, cease picked up where he had left off

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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

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Endgame picks up where Infinity War left off: Half of the universe's population has turned to dust, though the original six conveniently survived (Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk, Hawkeye, Thor, and Captain America). Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, "Let’s Talk About What That Girl Power Moment in Avengers: Endgame Means," 29 Apr. 2019 Moon picks up where Jenner left off with Esteé's limited-run line. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "Kendall Jenner Wants You to Instagram Your Toothpaste," 24 Apr. 2019 Before you watch Killing Eve season two, here's a quick recap of where the first run left off. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "A Quick Recap of Killing Eve Season One, Before the Hit Show Returns," 5 Apr. 2019 Yep, that's right, co-stars Kellie Pickler and Wes Brown will pick up where the beloved Christmas at Graceland left off for a brand-new sequel this summer. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "Kellie Pickler's Super Popular 'Christmas at Graceland' Movie Is Getting a Sequel," 17 Mar. 2019 The show will pick up where season two left off in 1964 and will cover the Queen's life through the early 1970s. Ruby Buddemeyer, Marie Claire, "A Photo of Olivia Colman as The Queen in 'The Crown' Is Finally Here," 16 July 2018 For reasons that are still unclear, the map on the quarter dog-ears Georgia's northwestern corner, suspiciously leaving off Dade County. Ken Jennings, Condé Nast Traveler, "This Part of the U.S. Was a Micronation for 85 Years," 2 July 2018 Season two of Killing Eve promises to pick up just 36 seconds after season one's cliffhanger left off. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "How to Watch Killing Eve Ahead of the Season Two Premiere," 24 Mar. 2019 Gerber scored the game-winning goal with 1:54 left off an assist from Mikey Churnow. Staff Report, OrlandoSentinel.com, "VARSITY SCORES: April 9," 9 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of leave off

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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