leave sb/sth out
— phrasal verb with leave uk /liːv/ us /liːv/ verb left, left
B2 to not include someone or something:
- I read the book to my children, but I left out the rude bits.
- The report left out all reference to the argument.
- We must set the price so that poorer families are not left out.
- She always gets left out when the sports teams are chosen.
- I made the sauce leaving out the brandy.