leave off! Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “leave off!” in the English Dictionary

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leave off!

old-fashioned informal
phrasal verb with leave uk   us   /liːv/ verb (left, left)
used to ​tell someone to ​stop being ​annoying: Hey, ​leave off! I ​hatepeopletouching my ​hair.
(Definition of leave off! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “leave off!”
in Chinese (Simplified) 别捣乱了!别烦人了!…
in Chinese (Traditional) 別搗亂了!別煩人了!…
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