Spanish translation of 'leave behind'
transitive verb + adverbSee also leave
1. (= not take)
[person] dejar ⧫ no llevar consigo
we had to leave the furniture behind no pudimos llevarnos los muebles
we have left all that behind us (figurative) todo eso ha quedado atrás or ya es historia
2. (= forget) olvidarse
3. (= outdistance) dejar atrás
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Example Sentences Including 'leave behind'
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He left behind him a country going to the dogs.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It sang sweetly for a minute and went away, leaving behind a deep tranquillity.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Then it was back to the team and the country he had left behind.The Sun (2009)
These things certainly take some leaving behind.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It's the stuff we've thrown away or left behind.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Q What happens to all the camping gear left behind after a festival?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The ones that take more than a week to go and then leave behind a scar for another month.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They come and go, leaving behind heartburn and skips full of ironic decorations.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Tip off the fat again, leaving behind any dark sauce and gooey bits.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
At the base camp they left behind, soon only one blue barrel and one group of tents remained.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But the dancer enthuses about the country he left behind.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Fashion houses who aren't designing clothes for bigger bodies are going to be left behind.The Sun (2007)
He leaves behind a country in ruins.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He will leave behind a country that is both ruined and angry.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is not something I left behind.The Sun (2014)
Two tonnes of canisters containing laughing gas were left behind after last year's festival.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Employees left behind after redundancies will stay longer if they see that their employer is acting responsibly.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
What do you do if your husband resents being left behind when you go to church each week?Christianity Today (2000)
Being in a bad mood about something that happened at work is not something you leave behind once you shut your office door.POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
The other approach would be via the flint implements and other archaeological remains that were left behind.BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)
Wool can have toxic residues left behind after the sheep have been dipped which can remain in the fibre.The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)
Translation of leave behind from the Collins English to Spanish
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