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Russian translation of “leave”

leave

verb
 
 
/liːv/ (past tense and past participle left /left/)
GO AWAY [I, T] A1 to go away from a place or a situation, either permanently or for a temporary period
уходить, уезжать
I'm leaving work early this afternoon. What time does the bus leave? They left for Paris last night. "Does Trevor still work there?" "No, he left" (= he does not work there now). She left school at 16.Departing
END RELATIONSHIP [I, T] B1 to end a relationship with a husband, wife, or partner and stop living with them
покидать, бросать
I'll never leave you. She left him for a younger man.Ending relationships and divorce
NOT TAKE [T] A2 to not take something with you when you go away from a place, either intentionally or by accident
оставлять, забывать
Why don't you leave your jacket in the car? She'd left a note for him in the kitchen. That's the second umbrella I've left on the train!Things remainingExcluding
NOT USE ALL [T] A2 to not use all of something
оставлять неиспользованным
They'd drunk all the wine but they'd left some food. Are there any biscuits left?Things remaining
REMAIN [T] to make a permanent mark
оставлять после себя
The operation may leave a scar.Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsMarks and results
leave sth open/on/off, etc B2 to cause something to stay in a particular condition
оставлять что-либо открытым/включенным/выключенным и т. д.
Who left the window open?Keeping and staying the sameNot able to be changed
DO LATER [T] to do something later that you could do immediately
откладывать, отсрочивать
Don't leave your packing till the night before you go.Delaying and wasting time
GIVE [T] to arrange for someone to receive something after you die
завещать
His aunt left him a lot of money. He left the house to Julia.Inheriting and bequeathing
leave sb alone to stop speaking to or annoying someone
оставлять кого-либо в покое
Leave me alone! I'm trying to work.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
leave sth alone to stop touching something
не трогать что-либо
Leave your hair alone! → See also leave someone to their own devices, leave/make your markTouching and feelingShowing affection
(Definition of leave verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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