leave (someone or something) (at) (some place)

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leave (someone or something) (at) (some place)

To depart from a certain location without bringing someone or something; to abandon or forsake someone or something at a particular location. I left the kids at my sister's house so I could go to my doctor's appointment. For one day only, you can leave anything you don't want at the curb, and the city will collect it for free.
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leave someone or something (at)

 some place
1. to abandon someone or something at some place. Don't leave me here by myself! Betty left her newspaper at the table, hoping someone else would enjoy it.
2. to allow someone or something to remain at some place. You leave me here and go on ahead. Please leave your packages at the door.
3. to allow someone or something to stay behind through forgetfulness. I left my glasses behind on my desk. I was left at the movie theater by mistake.

leave

/let alone
To refrain from disturbing or interfering.
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Six months is still a very long time to leave someone without any income at all.
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Margaret Greenwood said: "Six months is still a very long time to leave someone without any income at all."
Shadow work and pensions secretary Margaret Greenwood said the Tories must scrap the current regime altogether, saying six months was a long time to leave someone without any income at all.
He advised people to always leave someone at home and to be active in crime fighting initiatives such as neighbourhood watch committees.
It asks people to make proper light arrangements before leaving their homes or leave someone at home to protect their valuables.
first time in eight months, or he could leave someone else out, perhaps
In days gone by, it's difficult to believe Newcastle would leave someone out of the team with 11 goals to their name by November.
The Blues brought everyone back to defend it but still didn't leave someone on the post.
Not just moan and leave someone else to do all the menial work.
"Some of those players are going to be left disappointed because Paul has to leave someone out."
No frittering Q Is it possible to leave someone some money in your will and stipulate that it is invested in property or something, rather than just frittered away?
"I wrote it while I was working on Valentine's Day-emotionally it was such a hard time," she (http://www.fashionmagazine.com/blogs/) told Fashion magazine, "It is about needing to leave someone but not really wanting to completely cut yourself off from the relationship.
Asked if Rasool could have been given a chance in place of another all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja, Kohli said, "It's very hard to leave someone like Jadeja out because he's the kind of bowler who can get you wickets at any point in time."
Asked if Rasool could have been given a chance in place of another all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja, Kohli said, "It's very hard to leave someone like Jadeja out because he's the kind of bowler who can get you wickets at any point in time." "We didn't want to take any game lightly and I didn't want to change too much in the bowling department.
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