Translation of "leave" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

leave

verb [ T ] (WAIT) 等待 uk us /liːv/ (left)

If you leave (doing) something, you wait before you do it

等一段时间再做
I'll leave these letters till Monday (= write them on Monday). 这些信我周一再写。
Don't leave it too late (= Don't wait too long to do it). 别拖得太久了。
[ + -ing verb ] They left booking their holiday till/to the last minute. 他们拖到最后才去预订度假旅游。

(Translation of “leave verb (WAIT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)