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leave sb/sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with leave   /liːv/ (left, left) us  
B2 to not include someone or something: You can leave the butter out of this recipe if you're on a low-fat diet. I've made a list of names - I hope I haven't left anyone out. None of the other children play with her, and I think she feels left out (= feels that no one wants to be her friend).
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