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We left London at three in the afternoon.
Your plane leaves in ten minutes.
If they leave after lunch, they should arrive by dark.
We have to leave within the hour in order to be on time.
The ship left before dawn.
They left by the back door.
She leaves for work at 7.30 every morning.
She left her home town for the bright lights of New York.
He didn't leave home until he was 24.
Leave your things by the door.
I'll only be a minute so I'll leave my coat on.
Massage the conditioner into your hair and leave it in for a few minutes.
His betrayal left her heartbroken.
I was left with the impression that she wasn't being quite honest.
Kate's sudden departure left us all wondering what was going to happen.
Leave the dishes and do them in the morning.
Don't worry – just leave everything to me.
'I think I can manage OK now.' 'Fine. I'll leave you to it then.'
I hope you've left enough hot water for me to have a shower.
How much time is there left?
We don't have much money left.
Leave your pager number with me, and I'll call you if there's a change.
This is the British English definition of leave. View American English definition of leave.
old and no longer in good condition