leave off

leave off
phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word forms "leave off":
present tense I/you/we/they leave off he/she/it leaves off present participle leaving off past tense left off past participle left off British informal
to stop doing something

I wish he'd leave off moaning about everything!


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