French translation of 'leave behind'
separable transitive verb
- [object] (= forget)
⇒ I don't want to leave anything behind.
Je ne veux rien oublier.
⇒ I must have left my umbrella behind.
J'ai dû oublier mon parapluie.
- (= decide not to take)
- (= go away from) [person, place]
- [opponent in race]
- (= advance beyond) (intellectually, in business) [country, organization]
⇒ We're going to be left behind by the rest of the world.
Nous allons être distancés par le reste du monde.
Example Sentences Including 'leave behind'
Or people like Mrs Faraday, who leave behind things they've made.The Hardie Inheritance
She gazed around her tiny bedroom and wondered again just what she should leave behind.TICKLED PINK (2002)
Hell, if human beings got the heck off of Earth, think of the stuff we'd leave behind us.The Complete Stories Volume 2
Translation of leave behind from the Collins English to French Dictionary