love you and leave you

I have to love you and leave you

I have enjoyed your company, but now I must leave. A lighthearted way to say goodbye to someone. I'm afraid I have to love you and leave you, but it was wonderful catching up! Let's get together again soon.
See also: and, have, leave, love, to

I'll love you and leave you

I have shown you my affection but now I must leave. A humorous way to say goodbye to someone. I'm so glad I got to see you before my trip. But I have to catch my flight, so I'll love you and leave you.
See also: and, leave, love
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ˌlove you and ˈleave you

(spoken, humorous) used to say that you must go, although you would like to stay longer: Well, time to love you and leave you I’m afraid.
See also: and, leave, love
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