leave in

Meaning: If you leave something in, you don't take it out or cut it out.

For example:

  • be left in One of the sex scenes in the movie was cut. The others were left in.

  • leave sth/sb in The government had to release some old top-secret files. They left everything in them except for some of the names.

Quick Quiz:

The movie's director wants to leave the scene in because he thinks

a. it isn't necessary

b. it's boring

c. it's important

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