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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.


/let alone
To refrain from disturbing or interfering.
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Speaking today (Tuesday 27 February) at the first ever National Learning Conference, showcasing projects from the Governments 200 million Childrens Social Care Innovation Programme, Children and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi announced up to 5 million for three new Social Impact Bond projects to support for care leavers into education, employment or training.
Those taking part in the project, run by the Care Leavers Association charity, were given the chance to talk about their experiences in care to other people, who have also gone through the system.
This low and only gradually increasing level of leaver interchange was about to increase by an order of magnitude, starting in 1988.
In a section titled 'Artificial Mourning', Leaver sees the Spider-Man films as emblematic of 'artificial cinema', which facilitates a prolonged conversation about local and global political conditions.
Leaver told the NMC panel she had only pleaded guilty to avoid a prison sentence for the sake of her family.
In part five Leaver turns to implications and consequences, tracing Luther's theology of music and his Deutsche Messe in later Lutheranism (through the time of Bach).
We firmly believe Phil can keep us going," Leaver said.
For this reason, out of all categories of job seekers, school leavers have the worst prospects.
Sean Taylor, 32, was horrified when he saw the Irish Sunday Mirror's story about Guy Cavalero - aka conman Graham Leaver - and his Fly The Stars CD.
To address these concerns, a number of state and local welfare agencies as well as some independent researchers began conducting what have come to be known as leaver studies.
Its main areas are ensuring care leavers receive the services and opportunities they're entitled to, up to their 26th birthdays; enabling them to remain in positive care settings until ready to move on; prioritising relationship-based practice; and treating care leavers as a "protected group" in relation to policies.
CARE leavers up to the age of 25 in Rhondda Cynon Taf are set to become exempt from paying council tax.
Well, a YouGov poll in February 2017 asked a sample of 2,060 GB adults, of which 810 were remainers, 880 were leavers and 370 were other, a number of questions.