go away from
remain;go without taking
cause to be or remain in a particular state or position
allow sth to be the responsibility of sb or to be decided by (sth)
holiday from work
allowing sb to do sth
"a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
"she was granted leave to speak"
"he disliked long farewells"
"he took his leave"
"parting is such sweet sorrow"
"At what time does your train leave?"
"She didn't leave until midnight"
"The ship leaves at midnight"
"She left a mess when she moved out"
"His good luck finally left him"
"her husband left her after 20 years of marriage"
"she wept thinking she had been left behind"
"The inflation left them penniless"
"The president's remarks left us speechless"
"leave it as is"
"leave the young fawn alone"
"leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
"leave the room"
"the fugitive has left the country"
"This leaves no room for improvement"
"The evidence allows only one conclusion"
"allow for mistakes"
"leave lots of time for the trip"
"This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
"The water left a mark on the silk dress"
"Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
"She wants to leave"
"The teenager left home"
"She left her position with the Red Cross"
"He left the Senate after two terms"
"after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
"He left the decision to his deputy"
"leave your child the nurse's care"
"My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"
"My grandfather left me his entire estate"
"That left the four of us"
"19 minus 8 leaves 11"
"He left six children"
"At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"
"give a secret to the Russians"
"leave your name and address here"
"impart a new skill to the students"
"I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"
"I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors"
Upon which subject I shall beg leave to dwell a little.
出自： W. H. Ireland
The young girl gave him gracious leave to accompany her.
出自： H. James
Free to say what they like in print without prior leave of the Government.
出自： W. S. Churchill
I was left a thousand pounds by an uncle.
My father died a year ago and left me the business.
出自： J. Buchan
He made a new will, leaving everything to me.
出自： L. Whistler
She told her child not to leave his toys about .
The newly married couple are leaving for their honeymoon.
这对新婚夫妇将动身外出度蜜月。 leave sth for sth
She left Beijing for New York last year.
Before leaving Guangzhou for Hong Kong, the foreign guest came with her sons and daughters to thank the hotel assistants.
在离开广州去香港之前,那个外宾带着儿子和女儿来向旅馆服务员表示感谢。 leave sb/sth for sb/sth
He left his wife for a worthless actress.
The director is thinking of leaving the firm for a better position elsewhere.
He left medicine for the law.
The editor finally agreed to leave the paragraph in.
Let's leave off here for lunch.
I think we should leave off now and have some coffee.
我想现在我们该休息一下,喝点咖啡了。 leave sth ⇔ off
Do not leave off your overcoat, it is cold.
We left off work earlier than usual today.
Cooling pumps were left off for more than an hour.
冷却泵关了一个多小时。 leave off v-ing
Leave off doing that, will you?
Please leave off biting your nails.
Leave off teasing that boy.
Leave off interrupting me whenever I'm talking!
It is time to leave off talking and to start acting.
They leave off quarrelling to sleep.
I notice that the advertisement leaves out the price of the product.
If you leave your bicycle out at night, it'll soon have trouble with rust.
If you aren't in when I go to bed. I'll leave some food out for you.
The headmaster won't like it if we leave his son out of the team.
You left out the possibility that the train might be late.
Don't leave me out, please!
Whenever Helen holds a party, she invites my brother, but leaves me out in the cold.
Not a comma was left out.
Nothing of value is left out.
Nobody speaks to him;he is always left out.
Please complete this cheque properly;the date has been left out.
At some colleges, the amount of work you will do is left entirely up to you.
I leave tomorrow.
I aw leaving tomorrow.
I shall leave the city soon.
He has left for a week.
He left a week ago.
He took his leave yesterday.
They took their leave(s) yesterday.
I've forgotten my umbrella.
误 I haven't got any left money.
正 I haven't got any money left.
误 We're leaving Beijing next month.
正 We're leaving for Beijing next month.
析 leave a place指“离开某个地方”。如表示“去往,动身去…”,就应该说leave for...。
误 My uncle left from Shanghai for Beijing last week.
正 My uncle left Shanghai for Beijing last week.
析 leave本身就是depart from的意思,故其后不可再用from。
误 He has left his hometown for ten years.
正 He left his hometown ten years ago.
正 It is ten years since he left his hometown.
误 He is not one who will leave anything for chance.
正 He is not one who will leave anything to chance.
析 leave sth to chance表示“听任命运”“任其自然”,其中to不能换成for。
误 Nothing but ruins was left from the city after the severe earthquake.
正 Nothing but ruins was left of the city after the severe earthquake.
析 表示“某处剩余”“某处余留”时, leave常与of连用。
误 They walked off and left me to sit there all by myself.
正 They walked off and left me sitting there all by myself.
析 表示“让…继续处于某种状态”时, leave后面常接分词构成复合宾语。现在分词表示宾语的主动动作,过去分词则表示被动意义或完成意义。
误 John has left off to smoke now.
正 John has left off smoking now.
析 leave off的宾语可以是 v -ing形式,不可以是动词不定式。
析 for a week在这里的意思是“一共离开一周”,如表示“已离开一周”,应说Allen left Taibei a week ago.
误 Have you got a leave to come here this afternoon?
正 Have you got leave to come here this afternoon?
误 She plans to go on leave for most of August.
正 She plans to go on vacation for most of August.