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leave

verb
 
/liːv/ ( present participle leaving, past tense and past participle left)
A1 to go away from a place
sortir (de), anar-se’n (de)
I leave work at five o’clock. They left for Paris last night. She left school at 16.
A2 to not take something with you when you go away from a place
deixar
I left my jacket in the car. She left a letter for me in the kitchen.
A2 to not use all of something
deixar
They drank all the juice but they left some food.
A2 to put something in a place where it will stay
deixar
You can leave your bags at the station.
A2 to put something somewhere for another person to have later
deixar
I left some sandwiches for them.
B1 to end a relationship with a husband, wife, or partner and stop living with him or her
deixar
I’ll never leave you. She left him for a younger man.
to give something to someone after you die
deixar
His aunt left him a lot of money. He left the house to Julia.
leave someone alone to stop speaking to someone
deixar algú en pau
Leave me alone! I’m trying to work.
leave something open, on, off, etc. to make something stay open, on, off, etc.
deixar ac oberta, encesa, apagada, etc.
Who left the window open?
(Definition of leave verb from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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