left over

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Adj.1.left over - not used upleft over - not used up; "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"
unexhausted - not used up completely; "an unexhausted well"
بقايا الطَّعام
of mikiî; afgangur


(liːv) past tense, past participle left (left) verb
1. to go away or depart from, often without intending to return. He left the room for a moment; They left at about six o'clock; I have left that job.
2. to go without taking. She left her gloves in the car; He left his children behind when he went to France.
3. to allow to remain in a particular state or condition. She left the job half-finished.
4. to let (a person or a thing) do something without being helped or attended to. I'll leave the meat to cook for a while.
5. to allow to remain for someone to do, make etc. Leave that job to the experts!
6. to make a gift of in one's will. She left all her property to her son.
leave alone
not to disturb, upset or tease. Why can't you leave your little brother alone?
leave out
not to include or put in. You've left out a word in that sentence.
left over
not used; extra. When everyone took a partner there was one person left over; We divided out the left-over food.
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Any food that is still left over is donated to the local food pantry, homeless shelter or Salvation Army.
An old mine left over from the time of the jihad (against Soviet troops in the 1980s) exploded, killing 10 girls and wounding two others," he said.
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