Leaves us alone - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
leave (someone or something) alone (redirected from leaves us alone)
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.
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!
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.
leave/let something aˈlone,
leave/let something ˈbe stop touching, changing or moving something: I’ve told you before — leave my things alone!
References in classic literature
Where the great apes are many Numa leaves us alone
succours us betrays our love, leaves us alone
in tender night,
The administration pretty much leaves us alone
and lets us direct our own lives.
We fight like cats if our manager leaves us alone
for a second.