leave (someone or something) alone

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leave (someone or something) alone

To not interact with or bother someone or interfere with something. Come on, she didn't do anything to you. Leave her alone. At a certain point, you have to just leave the painting alone instead of continuing to make changes to it. I know you're trying to help, but I'd really rather just be left alone right now.
See also: alone, leave

leave (someone, something, or some creature) alone

 and let (someone, something, or some creature) alone; leave (someone, something, or some creature) be; let (someone, something, or some creature) be
to stop bothering someone or something. Don't torment the cat. Leave it alone. I don't want your help. Let me alone. Don't argue about it. Let it be!
See also: alone, leave

Leave me alone!

Stop harassing me!; Don't bother me! John: You did it. You're the one who always does it. Bill: Leave me alone! I never did it. Fred: Let's give Bill a dunk in the pool. Bill: Leave me alone!
See also: leave

leave someone alone

Also, let someone alone. Refrain from disturbing or interfering with someone. For example, She'll manage very well if you just leave her alone, or Stop teasing the dog; let him alone. [c. 1400] Also see leave one in peace; let alone; let be.
See also: alone, leave, someone

leave/let somebody aˈlone


leave/let somebody ˈbe

stop annoying somebody or trying to get their attention: She’s asked to be left alone but the press photographers follow her everywhere.Leave him be — he obviously doesn’t want to talk about it.
See also: alone, leave, let, somebody

leave/let something aˈlone


leave/let something ˈbe

stop touching, changing or moving something: I’ve told you before — leave my things alone!
See also: alone, leave, let, something
References in classic literature ?
Clayton dared not leave her alone with him for an instant.
As Holly takes Kyle to the loo, she hears Moira pleading with Cain to leave her alone if she passes the test
Fans took to Twitter to support the singer and ask the concerned person to leave her alone.
People just need to leave her alone and let her do her thing.
Meanwhile, Maria is unnerved by Roy's strange behaviour and tells him to leave her alone.
And if you can't leave her alone, then at least send her a pack of Pampers.
The socialite branded the man a 'creep' and urged him to leave her alone, reports the Daily Express.
The celebrity chef urged Posh's critics to leave her alone.
He's obsessed with her and wouldn't leave her alone.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Supermodel Kate Moss resorted to violent means when a hovering snapper refused to leave her alone during a shopping trip in Hong Kong.
That's the main story and it's a good one, containing finely realized heartbreak for both the parents of the injured girl and Jesus, who promised his daughter that he'd never leave her alone.
She nicely asked him to leave her alone, and he just wouldn't,'' Roach said.
After the horse boarded his trailer without a hint of hesitancy, Metcalf said the first thing he'll do is leave her alone for a few days.
Deputy Chris Keeling, who was on his way to church with his 12-year-old son, said he ended up wrestling the woman to the pavement in the middle of the street, while passing motorists yelled at him to leave her alone.
Mitchell evaded the officers and yelled for them to leave her alone, then stopped and faced them a block away, using her shopping cart as a barrier, according to the report.