leave someone or something for dead

leave someone or something for dead
leave (someone or something) for dead — see dead, 1
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Main Entry:leave

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  • leave for dead — 1. To abandon, presuming dead 2. To surpass spectacularly (informal) • • • Main Entry: ↑dead * * * leave (someone or something) for dead see ↑dead, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑leave …   Useful english dictionary

  • leave — [[t]li͟ːv[/t]] ♦ leaves, leaving, left 1) VERB If you leave a place or person, you go away from that place or person. [V n] He would not be allowed to leave the country... [V n] I simply couldn t bear to leave my little girl …   English dictionary

  • leave — leave1 W1S1 [li:v] v past tense and past participle left [left] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go away)¦ 2¦(stop)¦ 3 leave somebody/something alone 4¦(let something/somebody stay)¦ 5¦(not change/move something)¦ 6¦(result of accident/illness/event)¦ 7 be left… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dead — dead1 W1S1 [ded] adj [no comparative] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not alive)¦ 2¦(not working)¦ 3¦(already used)¦ 4¦(boring)¦ 5¦(not active/used)¦ 6¦(arm/leg etc)¦ 7¦(no emotion)¦ 8¦(tired)¦ 9 be dead to the world …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dead — dead1 [ ded ] adjective *** ▸ 1 no longer alive ▸ 2 not working ▸ 3 not interesting ▸ 4 no longer relevant ▸ 5 very weak/tired/sick ▸ 6 having no feeling ▸ 7 showing little emotion ▸ 8 no longer spoken ▸ 9 complete ▸ 10 in ball games ▸ 11 when… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • leave — leave1 verb (past and past participle left) 1》 go away from.     ↘depart from permanently: he left home at 16.     ↘cease attending or working for (an organization, school, etc.).     ↘abandon (a spouse or partner). 2》 allow or cause to remain.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • dead — I UK [ded] / US adjective Word forms dead : adjective dead comparative deader superlative deadest *** 1) a) no longer alive The police don t know whether she s alive or dead. He is grieving for his dead father. I raked up the dead leaves. a dead… …   English dictionary

  • leave — I. /liv / (say leev) verb (left, leaving) –verb (t) 1. to go away from, depart from, or quit, as a place, a person, or a thing. 2. to let stay or be as specified: to leave a door unlocked. 3. to let (a person, etc.) remain in a position to do… …  

  • for — 1 strong,; strong /fO:r/ preposition 1 intended to be given to or belong to a particular person: I ve got a present for you. | Save some for Arthur. 2 intended to be used in a particular situation: We ve bought some new chairs for the office. | a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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