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Phrasal Verbs

leave up to

This page is about the phrasal verb leave up to

Meaning

If you leave something up to someone, you let them do it or you give them responsibility for it.

Synonym

leave to

For example

  • leave sth up to sb We need to upgrade our computer network, and Harry is our computer expert so we'll leave it up to him.

  • leave sth up to sb We'll leave it up to the accountant to decide how to invest the money.

Quick Quiz

In a democracy, the decision on who will govern the country is left up to the country's

a. Great Leader

b. king or queen

c. citizens

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