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leave someone/something alone

phrasal verb with leave  us   /liv/ verb (past tense and past participle left  /left/ )
to not ​annoy, ​change, or ​touch someone or something: The Federal Reserve is leaving ​interestrates alone. This little ​girl won't leave ​Uncle Steve alone on the ​phone.
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