leave out of

leave (someone or something) out of (something)

To exclude someone or something from some activity or situation. You know it hurts your brother's feelings when you leave him out of your games. I think we should leave these figures out of the final report.
See also: leave, of, out
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leave someone or something out of something

 and leave someone or something out
to neglect to include someone or something in something. Please leave me out of it. Can I leave John out this time? Leave out the last two eggs.
See also: leave, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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