leave (one) with an impression(redirected from left somebody with an impression)
leave (one) with an impression
To have or create a strong impact on one, whether good or bad (usually specified by an adjective before "impression.") Make sure you brush your hair and wear a clean suit—you want to leave your co-workers with a good impression on your first day in the office. It's clear that the defendant's impassioned speech left the jury with a strong impression.
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