Definition of 'by-your-leave'
Example sentences containing 'by-your-leave'
`I have made a bargain with my friend that, if all goes well, we will visit Fangorn together -- by your leave.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
He just wandered into the garden one evening, when I was sketching, without so much as a by your leave.MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2004) A TIME OF WAR (2004)
It meant freedom to call the shots as she saw them, to make changes without having to ask by-your-leave of anybody.ROSES ARE FOR THE RICH (2003)
McCloud would have had something to say about a convicted murderer being released from prison without so much as a by-your-leave.MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003) THE MANANA MAN (2003)
Definition of by-your-leave from the Collins English Dictionary