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English definition of “leave sb be”

leave sb be

to not worry someone, or to allow someone to continue what they are doing: She's only having a bit of fun - leave her be.Passive and not working
(Definition of leave sb be from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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