Phrasal Verbs

leave out

This page is about the phrasal verb leave out


If you leave something out, you don't include it or count it.



For example

  • leave sth/sb out There should be twelve books in the box, but there are only eleven. They left one out.

  • leave out sth/sb If you're filling in the application form, you can leave out your date of birth. We don't need to know that.

  • be left out Patrice hasn't been playing well lately, so he's been left out of the team for today's game.

Quick Quiz

We couldn't include all our players in the Olympic squad, and the ones who were left out were

a. very pleased

b. really disappointed

c. luckier than the others

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