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leave up to

Meaning: If you leave something up to someone, you let them do it or you give them responsibility for it.

Synonym: leave to

For example:

  • leave sth up to sb We need to upgrade our computer network, and Harry is our computer expert so we'll leave it up to him.

  • leave sth up to sb We'll leave it up to the accountant to decide how to invest the money.

Quick Quiz:

In a democracy, the decision on who will govern the country is left up to the country's
  1. Great Leader
  2. king or queen
  3. citizens

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