leave off

leave off
leave off (doing something) to stop doing something.

Mr. Summers finally left off talking and returned to his seat.

We'll pick up the story where we left off yesterday.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • leave off — {v.} To come or put to an end; stop. * /There is a high fence where the school yard leaves off and the woods begin./ * /Don told the boys to leave off teasing his little brother./ * /Marion put a marker in her book so that she would know where… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • leave\ off — v To come or put to an end; stop. There is a high fence where the school yard leaves off and the woods begin. Don told the boys to leave off teasing his little brother. Marion put a marker in her book so that she would know where she left off.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • leave off doing something — leave off (doing something) to stop doing something. Mr. Summers finally left off talking and returned to his seat. We ll pick up the story where we left off yesterday …   New idioms dictionary

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