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leave

verb
 
/liːv/ ( present participle leaving, past tense and past participle left)
A1 to go away from a place
lasciare, partire, andare via
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
lasciare, dimenticare
I left my jacket in the car. She left a letter for me in the kitchen.
A2 to not use all of something
lasciare
They drank all the juice but they left some food.
A2 to put something in a place where it will stay
lasciare
You can leave your bags at the station.
A2 to put something somewhere for another person to have later
lasciare
I left some sandwiches for them.
B1 to end a relationship with a husband, wife, or partner and stop living with him or her
lasciare
I’ll never leave you. She left him for a younger man.
to give something to someone after you die
lasciare
His aunt left him a lot of money. He left the house to Julia.
leave someone alone to stop speaking to someone
lasciare stare qualcuno
Leave me alone! I’m trying to work.
leave something open, on, off, etc. to make something stay open, on, off, etc.
lasciare qualcosa aperto, acceso, spento, ecc.
Who left the window open?
(Definition of leave verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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