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leave school

This page is about the collocation leave school

collocation pattern: verb + noun


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.

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