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English definition of “leave off (sth/doing sth)”

leave off (sth/doing sth)

phrasal verb with leave     /liːv/ verb (left, left)
to stop, or to stop doing something: This film begins where the other one leaves off. I've decided to leave off eating meat for a while.Causing something to endComing to an endStop having or doing something
(Definition of leave off (sth/doing sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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