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leave behind sth; leave sth behind

phrasal verb with leave uk   us   /liːv/ verb (past tense and past participle left /left/ )
to cause a ​situation to exist, especially a ​bad one, after you have gone: The army ​left a ​trail of destruction behind them.
to be more succesful than someone you are ​competing with: Three ​years later, the ​company had ​left all its ​closerivals far behind.
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