leave word for (one)

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leave word for (one)

To leave a message for one. I left word for you with the front desk when I came by earlier—did they not pass on my message? I called and left word for them to meet us at the lake when they were finished.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

leave word for someone (to do something)

Fig. to leave a message or a request for someone. I left word for you to come to my office. We left word for her to hurry up and come home.
See also: leave, word
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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