leave sb/sth behind - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “leave sb/sth behind”

See all translations

leave sb/sth behind

phrasal verb with leave
 
 
/liːv/ verb ( past tense and past participle left /left/)
to forget to take something or someone with you: I think I must have left my keys behind.
Translations of “leave sb/sth behind”
in Russian оставлять, забывать…
in Turkish unutmak, bırakmak, yanına almamak…
in Polish zostawiać kogoś/coś…
(Definition of leave sb/sth behind from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of leave sb/sth behind?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “leave sb/sth behind” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More