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leave school

This page is about the collocation leave school

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to stop going to school

For example

  • My grandfather left school at fifteen and went to work in a coal mine.

  • Wages are so low for the workers that their kids have to leave school to earn money for their families.

Note:
Similar collocations include "leave college" and "leave university"

Quick Quiz

Rafael had to leave school at sixteen to

a. work in a factory

b. go on a luxury cruise

c. have fun with all his friends

Contributor: Matt Errey