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leave it at that

This page is about the conversational phrase leave it at that

Meaning

to not do anything more for now

For example

  • "I know I was wrong, and I'd like to make up for it somehow."
    "You've already apologized, so let's leave it at that."

  • "Can we finish soon? I'm starving!"
    "OK, we'll leave it at that for today."

Quick Quiz

It was getting dark, so our coach said, "Let's leave it at that." He was

a. telling us where to leave something

b. saying it was time to stop training

c. telling us to leave when it got dark

Contributor: Matt Errey