leave off

verb

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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Marie Kondo's viral Netflix show, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo, picks up where her NYT's bestseller, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, left off. Sara Rodrigues, House Beautiful, "Thrift Stores And Flea Markets Are Seeing An Influx Due To Marie Kondo," 15 Jan. 2019 The effect is something of a gale force, sweeping you along and compelling you to nod your head, without a lot of time to wonder what’s been left off the screen. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox, "In Fahrenheit 11/9, Michael Moore spares no one — especially self-satisfied liberals," 7 Sep. 2018 Watch the full interview below: Where did season 5 leave off? Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "House of Cards," 9 July 2018 Be a real hero this Fourth of July and leave off the salt. Stacey Leasca, ajc, "The one mistake you should never make when grilling burgers," 4 July 2018 The show leaned on their shared affinity for film as well, as the visual interludes were crucial for picking up the story the Carters left off. Hilary Hughes, Billboard, "Beyonce & JAY-Z Show Strength In Vulnerability At Sensational On The Run II Tour Kick-Off," 7 June 2018 Die-hard fans of the books and movie will point out that the last movie left off halfway through the second book, so the movie might also tackle some of the third book, Always and Forever, Lara Jean. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Everything We Know About the Confirmed 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' Sequel," 20 Dec. 2018 Producers of goods left off the list of direct payments are also likely to continue to press for compensation. Heather Haddon, WSJ, "U.S. to Pay Farmers $4.7 Billion to Offset Trade-Conflict Losses," 27 Aug. 2018 Winkler was one of 118,522 voters in Los Angeles County whose names were left off the voting rosters. William Cummings, USA TODAY, "Aaay! Actor Henry Winkler, aka 'The Fonz', was among 118,000 left off L.A. voter rolls," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of leave off

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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