leave vs let

leave let

Definitions

  • 1) An act of departing; a farewell.
  • 2) Permission to do something. synonym: permission.
  • 3) Liberty granted to do something, or for some specific action or course of conduct; permission; allowance; license.
  • 4) Originally, to receive formal permission, as from a superior, to depart; now, to part with some expression of farewell; bid farewell or adieu.
  • 5) Specifically Liberty to depart; permission to be absent: as, to take leave. See below.
  • 6) A leaving; something left or remaining.
  • 7) Synonyms Leave, Liberty, License. These words imply that the permission granted may be used or not. Leave is the lightest, is generally personal, and is used on familiar occasions. Liberty is more often connected with more important matters; it indicates full freedom, and perhaps that obstacles are completely cleared from the path. License, primarily the state of being permitted by law, may retain this meaning (as, license to sell iutoxicating drinks), or it may go so far as to mean that unlawful or undue advantage is taken of legal permission or social for bearance: as, liberty easily degenerates into license.
  • 8) Toremain;beleft.
  • 9) Toraise;levy.
  • 10) Sameasleaf.
  • 11) To cause or permit to be or remain.
  • 12) To abandon or forsake.
  • 13) To have as a result, consequence, or remainder.
  • 14) To put forth foliage; leaf.
  • 15) To go without taking or removing.
  • 16) To give or deposit, as for use or information, upon one's departure or in one's absence.
  • 17) To remove oneself from association with or participation in.
  • 18) To set out or depart; go.
  • 19) To bequeath.
  • 20) To cause or allow to be or remain in a specified state.
  • 21) Nonstandard To allow or permit; let.
  • 22) To omit or exclude.
  • 23) To have remaining after death.
  • 24) To give over to another to control or act on.
  • 25) To go out of or away from.
  • 26) To send out leaves; to leaf; -- often with out.
  • 27) (leave/let) To refrain from disturbing or interfering.
  • 28) (leave no stone unturned) To make every possible effort.

Definitions

  • 1) Something that hinders; an obstacle.
  • 2) Sports An invalid stroke in tennis and other net games that requires a replay.
  • 3) In lawn-tennis, hand-tennis, and other games played with a net, a service-ball which strikes the top of the net and then goes into the proper court; also, any unforeseen or accidental hindrance of a like nature which the umpire may on appeal so designate.
  • 4) Abbreviations of Lettish.
  • 5) A retarding; hindrance; obstacle; impediment; delay: now currently used only in the tautological phrase “without let or hindrance.”
  • 6) A letting for hire or rent.
  • 7) A diminutive suffix, as in bracelet, hamlet, rivulet, etc., and other words from or based upon the French.
  • 8) To give permission or opportunity to; allow.
  • 9) To cause to; make.
  • 10) Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a command, request, or proposal.
  • 11) To permit to enter, proceed, or depart.
  • 12) Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a warning or threat.
  • 13) To release from or as if from confinement.
  • 14) To become rented or leased.
  • 15) To rent or lease.
  • 16) To award, especially after bids have been submitted.
  • 17) To be or become assigned, as to a contractor.
  • 18) To hinder or obstruct.
  • 19) (let (someone) in on) To allow someone to participate in (something).
  • 20) (let (someone) have it) To scold or punish.
  • 21) (let off on) To cause to diminish, as in pressure; ease up on.
  • 22) (let alone) Not to mention; much less.
  • 23) (let up on) To be or become more lenient with.
  • 24) (let (someone) have it) To beat, strike, or shoot at someone.
  • 25) (let (someone) in on) To reveal (a secret) to someone.
  • 26) (let (one's) hair down) To drop one's reserve or inhibitions.
  • 27) (let go) To cease to employ; dismiss.

Examples

  • 1) Using up willpower in one area leaves less of it available for any other.
  • 2) The court provided leave to appeal and it is understood that the case was subsequently settled.
  • 3) But she has since left four jobs in just five years and is currently unemployed.
  • 4) Add the banana and leave to bubble away.
  • 5) The old house is left empty for much of the time.
  • 6) Survivors have few places left for shelter.
  • 7) The notice must be of at least the same length as the period of leave to be given.
  • 8) Her absence leaves a job vacancy, albeit temporarily.
  • 9) The shadowy foliage and its reflection of lingering sunlight from the shiny leaves capture something sweetly melancholy at this dark time of year.
  • 10) Senegal is thought to have only one elephant left.
  • 11) You have to take holiday or unpaid leave.
  • 12) Flexible working policies cover leave of absence.
  • 13) This citrus fruit will lift away dirt and leave you with sparkling nail beds and whiter tips.
  • 14) Some churches go further and place the individual on a paid or unpaid leave of absence.
  • 15) Two in three use it for jobs left over from weekdays.
  • 16) There will be not much meat left on the bone.
  • 17) Place the spinach leaves on a board.
  • 18) Wash and drain the remaining stalks and leaves.
  • 19) The leaves go from bright yellow to orange and then an intense red before dropping.
  • 20) This application for leave to appeal against sentence must be refused.
  • 21) The poor bloke has taken leave of his senses.
  • 22) On holiday he enjoyed leaving his guitar to one side.
  • 23) She is pushed away and leaves the train.
  • 24) She has since taken leave of absence and is too scared to speak about her ordeal.
  • 25) The school removed her from two of the periods but left her covering one.
  • 26) Students now have four months after they have completed their course to find a job or leave.
  • 27) The key is they will leave it in much better shape.
  • 28) Open the left hand and place the key into it.
  • 29) Only 30 per cent say he should leave the option open.
  • 30) ‘As they came to the end of their set they left the Academy to masses of cheers.’
  • 31) ‘A young college teacher leaves China for the United States in search of a better future.’
  • 32) ‘An engineering locomotive came off the tracks as it was leaving Chiswick Park Station just after midnight on Saturday morning.’
  • 33) ‘We have new exit procedures for leaving the Elmsleigh car park, but it does not help vehicles to leave.’
  • 34) ‘She says they saw three buses leave Orsainville but the exit was blocked so they couldn't follow the buses.’
  • 35) ‘It has only one thing going for it and a lot of people travel a long way to visit it - only to leave a little disappointed.’
  • 36) ‘The appellant was adamant that he had fled and left Burma on the same date, namely 5 August.’
  • 37) ‘Over the next five years we will implement a new electronic borders system that will track visitors entering or leaving the UK.’
  • 38) ‘The driver and passengers then left immediately for a vacation with injuries.’
  • 39) ‘Danny smiled at her for a minute then left to go get himself a drink and a snack.’
  • 40) ‘Then I remembered the bus is leaving early now at 3: 30.’
  • 41) ‘Our train leaves early in the morning, and this is the only time we could do it.’
  • 42) ‘People who leave early also miss record-breaking, once-in-a-lifetime achievements by their own children.’
  • 43) ‘After the bus leaves at dawn, the analyst and his wife suddenly begin to smile and even laugh.’
  • 44) ‘But there's a train leaving right now, and I've become quickly addicted to not hanging around.’
  • 45) ‘The buses leave just about every hour on the hour.’
  • 46) ‘Our train was leaving at midnight which meant we had some time for sightseeing.’
  • 47) ‘The three-year-old's remains had just recently been allowed to leave Thailand.’
  • 48) ‘It is expected it will be removed early next week, as soon as a break in the weather allows the barge to leave the UK.’
  • 49) ‘No-one issued a bill is allowed to leave Australia until every last cent has been paid off.’
  • 50) ‘Robin leaves the School in the autumn after sixteen years to retire in South West France, with his wife, Verna.’
  • 51) ‘Yup, they are singing my praises now that I am leaving high school and going to college.’
  • 52) ‘After leaving primary school he went to Norwood College, a public school at Sedbergh not far from Kendal.’
  • 53) ‘He left the University as a probationer, but he was not ordained at this stage.’
  • 54) ‘He was taught by Eckersberg from whom he continued to learn after leaving the Academy in 1832.’
  • 55) ‘Upon denial of her promotion, she leaves the University in a swarm of anger.’
  • 56) ‘After leaving the Conservatoire he helped support his parents by teaching the piano and accompanying dances and dancing classes.’
  • 57) ‘All parents of students leaving primary school in June are invited to attend along with their children.’
  • 58) ‘After leaving college, Pegg headed to Bristol University with notions of treading the boards.’
  • 59) ‘He insisted, in 1869, on leaving the Catholic school which he was attending and studying instead at a lycée.’
  • 60) ‘She said many students were leaving primary schools without learning how to read and do basic mathematics.’
  • 61) ‘It was possibly the first time I had done anything like that since leaving high school.’
  • 62) ‘I've continued to study and avail of relevant training courses since leaving college.’
  • 63) ‘He leaves high school shy of graduation to work in his grandfather's bank.’
  • 64) ‘In the end I decided I had no choice but to leave the training school and offer my services as a spy to another group.’
  • 65) ‘Up to 12 members of staff have left the college because they are unhappy with the new setup.’
  • 66) ‘Suddenly I realized that my life hadn't changed much in the last decade since leaving college.’
  • 67) ‘The event was for the Year 11 students, as many of them are leaving the school this year.’
  • 68) ‘Since leaving drama school he's only been out of work for a total of five months.’
  • 69) ‘After leaving the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1987 he became an executive at GPA.’
  • 70) ‘Additionally, if you leave an empty non-stick pan on a hot burner too long, you can roast the surface.’
  • 71) ‘More commonly some material is left behind and only when it is removed surgically will bleeding cease.’
  • 72) ‘Any sum that happens to be left over when a child reaches maturity is not liable to tax.’
  • 73) ‘The four cards that are left over at the end of the deal are set aside until the end of the hand.’
  • 74) ‘This compromise gives more certainty that more money will be left over for residents in the two areas.’
  • 75) ‘There is easily enough room for four, and a good deal more left over for their luggage.’
  • 76) ‘When we finished, the father summoned his two sons out of their room to eat up what was left over on the table.’
  • 77) ‘Very little money will be left over for farmers who intend to apply for the schemes this year.’
  • 78) ‘When the tests are complete, what happens to any tissue that is left over?’
  • 79) ‘Whatever was left over as free time from my painting I used for my studies.’
  • 80) ‘It actually contains a fucshia that is left over from the summer planting.’
  • 81) ‘The collection was so successful that they decided to buy a tree to plant in the grounds with the money that was left over.’
  • 82) ‘Planning means things are not left to chance and you will be more likely to be what you want to do rather than what is left over.’
  • 83) ‘It works by securing the cord on the curtain tape that is left over after the curtains are gathered.’
  • 84) ‘As he had finished the last bit he left her a note on some of the parchment that was left over.’
  • 85) ‘The stock which is left over is placed face down on the table and no one may see it.’
  • 86) ‘She was allowed to carry home some of the meat that was left over, and they lived on that.’
  • 87) ‘A lot of the paint comes in full tins, left over from industrial contracts.’
  • 88) ‘I actually found a disused military shelter left over from WWII near my house the other day.’
  • 89) ‘The coach will hope just enough of Rudolph's magical dust is left behind to sprinkle on his team.’
  • 90) ‘The mess is left behind when they go, and the local council has to deal with it.’
  • 91) ‘Every time your machine crashes, a vast heap of temporary files full of information are left behind.’
  • 92) ‘You must go online or risk being left behind in the Internet Age, they are warned.’
  • 93) ‘The independent sector was not left behind in the celebration of new heights being reached yesterday.’
  • 94) ‘Since she was young, it may be that both ovaries were left behind at the time of hysterectomy.’
  • 95) ‘My aim is nothing less than to make sure that no patient is left behind.’
  • 96) ‘He was apparently left behind when his owners went back to China, in the care of a friend.’
  • 97) ‘I was very junior, but he made the effort to remember my name and made sure I wasn't left behind.’
  • 98) ‘As long as there are children left behind and losing out, we have work to do.’
  • 99) ‘When Scotland flew to the Far East, at the end of last season, perspective was left behind.’
  • 100) ‘The lice hatch in about ten days, but the egg case is left behind to grow out with the hair.’
  • 101) ‘On one trip in Africa, a tardy photographer was left behind and had to catch us up in the next country.’
  • 102) ‘No one bothered to tell her friend where to go to for the next train, so she was left behind.’
  • 103) ‘It is finally left behind when the family takes a motorboat across a vast lagoon.’
  • 104) ‘Because the skeleton is left behind we all go to our heavens without one.’
  • 105) ‘When an orange is juiced, fibre and other health-giving elements are left behind.’
  • 106) ‘The realities of everyday life were left behind as soon as one entered the meeting.’
  • 107) ‘One of these was his absolute insistence that no one under any circumstance be left behind.’
  • 108) ‘Her painted purple lips moved noiselessly in the dark as the city was left behind.’
  • 109) ‘My brother was left behind in England for three years at boarding school because of the point he was at in his education.’
  • 110) ‘The decision to leave was very hard: pupils, friends, and youth were left behind.’
  • 111) ‘Evidently that cheery bedside manner was left behind on a straw bale all those years ago.’
  • 112) ‘Worse, eight out of ten find a PC failure more stressful than being left by their partner.’
  • 113) ‘One woman phoned us to say she would leave but her partner threatened to do to her what he did to his wife if she did.’
  • 114) ‘Relationships come to an end through bereavement or because one or both partners want to leave.’
  • 115) ‘It can also happen if one partner leaves due to the relationship having become unworkable.’
  • 116) ‘How often do older men leave their high school sweethearts and marry a younger woman?’
  • 117) ‘There's a place where the wife is dealing with her husband leaving her.’
  • 118) ‘If at the time of her death, a widow leaves no eligible minor child, the payment of her share of the pension will cease.’
  • 119) ‘As well as her parents and sister, she leaves a niece Kim and nephew Josh.’
  • 120) ‘He leaves wife Norma, children Lee, Jesse and Caitlin, and grandkids Mathew, Jordon, Jamie and Emma.’
  • 121) ‘He leaves wife Helen and children Henry 20-months and one week old Emily whom he never got to see.’
  • 122) ‘Bill was a partner in an asphalt contracting business and he leaves a wife Olga, sister Sheila and daughter Amanda.’
  • 123) ‘Katie leaves behind her loving partner and their two young children.’
  • 124) ‘He died last month, leaving behind his partner Grace and two daughters Della and Elaine.’
  • 125) ‘I am not sure if the position we are left with here truly counts as being a religious one or not.’
  • 126) ‘She was left with terrible injuries.’
  • 127) ‘The psychiatrist says there is nothing he can do and the carer is left with no avenue open to him but to keep on caring the best way he can.’
  • 128) ‘The result is that most workers found they were left with hardly anything to live on and were unable to pay back the debt.’
  • 129) ‘As a result of the attack the pensioner was left with a bruised head and cuts to her hands and was badly shaken up.’
  • 130) ‘She shut the front door without so much as a goodbye and I was left with a suitcase and a broken heart.’
  • 131) ‘As a result, we were left with only 11 players, including the manager of the team.’
  • 132) ‘With journalists gone, the chief composer of the paper was left with the task of reviving it.’
  • 133) ‘I was left with a curiosity about the book, but not entirely satisfied by the play.’
  • 134) ‘Those fortunate enough to have encounters with these animals are left with a feeling of awe.’
  • 135) ‘If everything is an obstacle to be knocked down it is not clear what we are left with in the end.’
  • 136) ‘All we are left with, then, is a belief in participation for its own sake, devoid of any content or realised goal.’
  • 137) ‘They are left with no option but to try to send fewer people to jail.’
  • 138) ‘Without the word, we are left with far less satisfactory means of protest.’
  • 139) ‘Campaigners were left with the prospect of returning the funding unless the council changed its mind.’
  • 140) ‘He added that the couple wished to be left alone to allow the relationship to develop.’
  • 141) ‘Cinemas and pubs would be left empty while sports events would be cancelled.’
  • 142) ‘Posts are being left empty for six months at a time because of the manpower shortage.’
  • 143) ‘Once in place the dock will be emptied, leaving Courageous sitting on support blocks.’
  • 144) ‘He shouted at her attacker telling him to leave her alone and the man, who had remained silent throughout the incident, ran off.’
  • 145) ‘She got over it with tickles and biscuits, then strolled out into the garden, leaving me to deal with a spider the size of a cricket ball on the carpet in the lounge.’
  • 146) ‘Teen years leave you to deal with a whole new choice of decisions to be made.’
  • 147) ‘How dare he leave me to deal with everything, including his death, while I have to stay stuck in this body?’
  • 148) ‘He left us to deal with the news of the secret with very little time to forgive him and to understand why he did what he did.’
  • 149) ‘You could have asked her yourself if you had not just left me to deal with her on my own.’
  • 150) ‘I only glared coldly at her and sidestepped, leaving her to deal with her zombie-like fans.’
  • 151) ‘I'm not leaving you to deal with this whole afterlife thing by yourself.’
  • 152) ‘He disappeared, leaving me to deal with a sore eye that would soon turn into a black eye.’
  • 153) ‘Becca ran off without even looking at me, leaving me to deal with it on my own.’
  • 154) ‘Don't leave me to deal with him and the men and the press, and all of that all over again.’
  • 155) ‘Why did he have to go leave me on my own, leave me to deal with everything on my own?’
  • 156) ‘Every month or so he would dump an angry dame on me, leaving me to deal with the mess.’
  • 157) ‘Then they said if he was a friend they would leave him to look after me.’
  • 158) ‘Her friend had left her to look at the pictures and Maria sat by herself at the edge of the gallery.’
  • 159) ‘Steve was quickly engulfed by his friends, leaving me to search for my own.’
  • 160) ‘His friends had long since vanished, leaving him to sort out the problem he was in by himself.’
  • 161) ‘He'd run off to the hospital, leaving me to come home from school to deal with the shock.’
  • 162) ‘We concentrate on phosphorus as the nutrient that is biolimiting on geological time scales and potentially leaves a complete geological record.’
  • 163) ‘The fourth walking appendage usually leaves the most lasting trace.’
  • 164) ‘It chews its feet throughout the interview, leaving a damp doggy stain on the carpet.’
  • 165) ‘Learning through hands-on experiences leaves a more indelible impression.’
  • 166) ‘You might get a greater understanding of Strindberg by visiting the exhibition than the play, even though the play leaves such a strong impression.’
  • 167) ‘In particular, she leaves a fainter impression than a bluejay on freshly fallen snow.’
  • 168) ‘It will certainly leave a more favourable impression with visiting tourists.’
  • 169) ‘The dishes were refreshing, but failed to leave much of an impression on me.’
  • 170) ‘Why, then, did it leave a big red stain on the white cushions in the escape capsule?’
  • 171) ‘The village creates a favourable impression and leaves a strong visual image in the minds of the travelling public.’
  • 172) ‘The Board also plans to produce a film on the industry with the aim of leaving a more lasting impression of the industry.’
  • 173) ‘It leaves an ugly black stain which can rot fabric, leather and paper.’
  • 174) ‘A slight pitting due to the background can be seen with a magnifying glass, where as a punch leaves a cleaner impression.’
  • 175) ‘Doing things leaves a more lasting impression when you write about them in a journal later.’
  • 176) ‘Coming so close to the end, they also tend to leave the biggest impression.’
  • 177) ‘However, it would leave such a nasty stain and I was so lucky this year to have such a clean locker.’
  • 178) ‘It's the guitar work that leaves the biggest impression, and fans of genuinely great rock albums ought to find plenty to admire here.’
  • 179) ‘In the end it is not the insight into star architects that leaves the deepest impression, but the level of thoughtful reflection.’
  • 180) ‘For me, it is a sanctuary of deep quiet where man's passing has left not the faintest trace.’
  • 181) ‘Nothing seemed to happen, then the entire panel went blank, leaving a white, empty background.’
  • 182) ‘He was further outraged when he found the bag, left by refuse collectors, had no air holes in it.’
  • 183) ‘Right, I leave myself notes in the text bit of my phone if I've not got a notepad with me.’
  • 184) ‘Steve's tears were gone by the time he fell asleep, and Jude broke her calm for only a second to leave herself a mental note.’
  • 185) ‘Rising, he angrily tears the note she left into tiny pieces and hurls them across the sand.’
  • 186) ‘He added that people should be charged by the weight of what they left out for collection.’
  • 187) ‘There was no way she could have reacted to the note he left in the box of the present like that.’
  • 188) ‘Just make sure you leave a will and something which allows the authorities to identify your body.’
  • 189) ‘It is is irrelevant to his day job as party leader and I think he could have left it to someone else.’
  • 190) ‘The article leaves it to the imagination how exactly the leftover bees in the cavity are to be killed.’
  • 191) ‘But there is nothing inconsistent about leaving it to the states and not overturning the decision.’
  • 192) ‘Only a few hundred of us are able to be here this week, so it is left to us to be the yeast in the loaf.’
  • 193) ‘With careful, thoughtful technique he leaves it to his reader to find the purpose of the essay.’
  • 194) ‘In other words, the quantity is dictated and it is left to the market to determine the price.’
  • 195) ‘Instead, it was left to his schools minister to tour the tables, introducing himself.’
  • 196) ‘In the end, it is left to the students to stop their abuse of the B-wing stairwell, when it is reopened.’
  • 197) ‘So it was left to the initiative of the Bar Harborites to respond to the needs of its visitors.’
  • 198) ‘He does what he can to nurture it, but otherwise leaves it to nature to do what it does.’
  • 199) ‘If he moves the jack or the boule, he loses the advantage of measuring and leaves it to the opponent to measure.’
  • 200) ‘Requests for consecutive years of leave of absence shall be for the reasons provided in this policy.’
  • 201) ‘You are not allowed to enroll full-time in another university while on a leave of absence from Duke.’
  • 202) ‘Full-time officers of research may take leaves of absence according to the policies described below.’
  • 203) ‘The term ‘leave of absence’ applies, in most cases, to leaves of absence without pay.’
  • 204) ‘While on leave of absence without pay, the employee is not eligible to utilize tuition benefits.’
  • 205) ‘If you are on a leave of absence with pay, your and the University's normal contributions will continue.’
  • 206) ‘You may continue group coverage for up to 36 months of leave of absence by prepaying the monthly premiums.’
  • 207) ‘What is the reason for the leave of absence deadline on the Academic and Administrative Calendar?’
  • 208) ‘International students on medical leaves of absence may remain in the United States legally while getting treatment.’
  • 209) ‘Supervisor's Note: Detailed information regarding all leaves of absence is available in the Employee Benefits Handbook.’
  • 210) ‘Staff do not accrue university service credit during discretionary leaves of absence such as education leaves, political leave of absence, and other leaves of absence.’
  • 211) ‘Every officer and employee shall be entitled to such leaves of absence on days when elections are held within the city as are authorized by Section 14350 of the Elections Code.’
  • 212) ‘All leaves of absence should be applied for at least 30 days in advance if possible.’
  • 213) ‘Apparently she's still feeling unwell after it and is taking leave to convalesce.’
  • 214) ‘A lot of soldiers from Fort Gordon took leave to man the scoreboards.’
  • 215) ‘Cycling to college, Singh taught agriculture economics and macro economics but he soon took leave to go to Cambridge on scholarship.’
  • 216) ‘Many have been told by their doctors to take leave to protect their health and would step down from the job if they could keep their allowances and pension entitlements.’
  • 217) ‘Further, some may argue that annual leave provides a sufficient number of days for fathers to take leave to care for their children.’
  • 218) ‘We support his decision to take leave to do that and we anticipate him returning as leader in early February in time for the next sitting period.’
  • 219) ‘This has serious repercussions for a largely immigrant workforce who may have to take leave to visit family abroad.’
  • 220) ‘The applicant seeks leave to appeal from a decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court.’
  • 221) ‘It is against that dismissal that the applicant seeks leave to appeal to this Court.’
  • 222) ‘I also seek leave to file in Court and read an affidavit sworn today.’
  • 223) ‘Under the Children Act 1989, any person may apply to the court for leave to seek an order relating to the child.’
  • 224) ‘Though she was refused leave to appeal, she is likely to seek leave to do so from the Appeal Court itself.’
  • 225) ‘She now appeals against conviction by leave of the single judge.’
  • 226) ‘The appellant now appeals against sentence by leave of the single judge.’
  • 227) ‘He sought leave to make an application to discharge the court order made last April.’
  • 228) ‘I seek leave to present the report of the High Court on the Tauranga electoral petition.’
  • 229) ‘Instead, able-bodied men in their thousands had leave to seek a livelihood abroad.’
  • 230) ‘So it is with a heavy heart that we seek your leave to return to the subject.’
  • 231) ‘I seek leave to table two media reports identifying people who confirm the nature of that police advice.’
  • 232) ‘You will have a right to appeal against my decision by leave of the Court to a Full Court.’
  • 233) ‘I seek leave to take a call on behalf of the leader of the National Party.’
  • 234) ‘I seek leave to table the list of 101 projects funded by the Sustainable Farming Fund.’
  • 235) ‘I wondered why the member had to seek leave to do that in this particular instance, when the vote has not yet been put.’
  • 236) ‘It is a very narrow debate, unless members seek leave to widen the debate.’
  • 237) ‘I heard Mr Burton seek leave to table the minutes of that particular meeting.’
  • 238) ‘I also seek leave to table the transcript in which the Prime Minister said there were no positive tests.’
  • 239) ‘That being the case, I seek leave to ask the Minister whether he will provide us with that legal opinion.’

Examples

  • 1) They have to back him again and let him get on with it.
  • 2) Why not let the police use them.
  • 3) The task is first and foremost to stop letting goals in.
  • 4) See your dad regularly but try not to let your mum get to you.
  • 5) Do you think their discipline let them down?
  • 6) We’ve gone from programming machines to do things to letting the machines figure out what to do.
  • 7) We won't let anything like this come between us.
  • 8) Common examples are a group of friends sharing, a student house or a house let by room.
  • 9) Landlords, like tenants, are already paying through the nose for the services of letting agents.
  • 10) MOST world leaders gave their support to the new US leader yesterday but many politicians let rip.
  • 11) It will be a tragedy if we let that happen again.
  • 12) Will she let the police know he has an alibi?
  • 13) We might let in a goal or stupidly lose a game.
  • 14) Yet the police and security services let him roam the streets with impunity.
  • 15) That is why they let the banks get away with so much for so long.
  • 16) They got used to let it go and not comment because they would be killed.
  • 17) Watch him cruise up to the leaders at the last before letting rip.
  • 18) But he says the squad have yet to let their hair down after a victory.
  • 19) Most brokers will let clients rent before they buy.
  • 20) This is far too important a subject to let pass.
  • 21) Why did they stand aside and let it happen?
  • 22) Many are choosing to let their property as an alternative as the returns are more secure.
  • 23) You shall let me think of you as happy.
  • 24) He allowed himself a wry smile and a promise to himself not to let it happen again.
  • 25) The police may let your youngster go without charging them.
  • 26) Southampton goals let in after nine league games.
  • 27) Now we want to know why the psychiatric services let her out on the streets.
  • 28) They tend to nudge reminders to you if they think you might be letting things slip too far.
  • 29) Our elders decided to let the house group handle the discipline and not involve themselves unless it was absolutely necessary.
  • 30) You do not want to let other teams get too far away and you want to build on recent performances.
  • 31) To them let me say this.
  • 32) The camera fixes on her and won't let go.
  • 33) It is another sign of change that he speaks at all, let alone with such openness.
  • 34) Now she won't let me see my new son.
  • 35) You want to let the rich get richer..let them move their factories to Asia.
  • 36) “Why, I believe, if you will let me take Philip Wakem into our confidence, —let me tell him all about your wish to buy, and what it’s for; that my cousins wish to have it, and why they wish to have it, —I believe Philip would help to bring it about.
  • 37) “Whatever happens to me let me not be unjust, ” she said; “let me bear my burdens myself, and not shift them upon others!
  • 38) “You let him alone, ” he shouted to the people, shaking his hat at them; “let Professor Riis alone.
  • 39) Reverse that action, and through the force of our own inhibitory power let a new pain be a reminder to us to _let go, _ instead of to hold on, and by decreasing the strain we decrease the possibility of more pain.
  • 40) Mickey-boy, 'if the Joy Lady is so anxious to get the baby, and sew its clothes herself, why I'll just let her,' so I did _let_ her, but it took some time to make them, so I had to wait to bring it 'til tonight.
  • 41) "I want her -- let me go to her -- _let_ me go to her at once, Nell."
  • 42) Retrenchment is written up as evident as the prophetic words of fire upon the walls of Belshazzar's palace -- _To let -- to let -- to let_.
  • 43) Stay, let me read my catalogue -- _Suite_, _figure_, _chagrin_, _naiveté_, and _let me die_, for the parenthesis of all.
  • 44) A side effect of the fix will break any script which does not provide an initial value for a variable in the binding portion of a let, let*, or letrec block.
  • 45) ‘He doesn't let his busy schedule prevent him from visiting Scotland regularly.’
  • 46) ‘The padding helps prevent soreness and lets you spend more time on the saddle.’
  • 47) ‘But his boss won't let him leave - at least not until he completes one final contract.’
  • 48) ‘He lets Katie boss him around.’
  • 49) ‘They just need to stay out of the way and let you and the boss go to work.’
  • 50) ‘Oliver shows no signs of letting his early health problems hold him back, having played four games for Yorkshire under-11s cricket team already this season.’
  • 51) ‘In March, she let them sneak an early peek at the work in progress.’
  • 52) ‘This book works because it brings together some of the best writers of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and lets them speak for themselves.’
  • 53) ‘Stop letting self-consciousness hold you back.’
  • 54) ‘Stop letting your hate consume you and go do something with your lives.’
  • 55) ‘I stopped blaming myself for letting Tom treat me like that.’
  • 56) ‘Rachael decided that she wouldn't let what had happened earlier get to her.’
  • 57) ‘The security people let them pass with hardly a glance at their documentation.’
  • 58) ‘Two of the group's leaders are county-standard archers and the facility will let them pass on their skills.’
  • 59) ‘We can't let a short term political imperative override long term economic factors.’
  • 60) ‘So, if your child has expressed interest in gardening, let them help you.’
  • 61) ‘It's our job to formulate a clear question and let the people decide.’
  • 62) ‘They provided us with tea and biscuits and let us wait in the day room.’
  • 63) ‘I was terribly disappointed that they didn't let me take it into the hospital with me.’
  • 64) ‘As with everything else in the investment world, don't let greed and the desire for a quick buck overrule common sense.’
  • 65) ‘Torches lined the stairs, and an occasional stained-glass window let in some light.’
  • 66) ‘They let heat in but prevent it from getting out.’
  • 67) ‘The following morning I'm woken up nice and early by the builders letting themselves in to the apartment.’
  • 68) ‘The pores also let water out while allowing in chemicals that help block decay.’
  • 69) ‘We sat in our car until just before 4pm when the traffic moved temporarily and someone let us in to the queue.’
  • 70) ‘They let me through, I got on the bus to the plane, climbed on the plane and they shut the door behind me.’
  • 71) ‘I looked older than most teenagers and the doorman let me through without any hassle.’
  • 72) ‘On June 22, the woman was sitting in a chair when they appeared at her living room door, having let themselves in by the back door.’
  • 73) ‘When they reached her room, Ryder let Harry and Corrie in, Harry setting the boxes down on the coffee table.’
  • 74) ‘The court heard the driver of the Volvo pulled out after a van stopped to let him across the road.’
  • 75) ‘He bicycled to the winery and opened up the doors to let in the softer morning air.’
  • 76) ‘His wife refused to let him in to the house.’
  • 77) ‘A bogus caller was stopped in his tracks by a brave elderly woman who refused to let him in.’
  • 78) ‘She opens the front door to let the cat in and the lock falls off in her hand.’
  • 79) ‘So to help my trousers dry a little, I opened a window a couple of inches to let a bit of a breeze in.’
  • 80) ‘He was going to let in his friend at the front door so they could visit another resident.’
  • 81) ‘Until then, most politicians were fearful of letting journalists into their smoke-filled rooms or on their campaign trains.’
  • 82) ‘An eighty year old pensioner was tricked into letting a man into her home after he claimed he worked for the council and needed to measure her property last week.’
  • 83) ‘I took a deep breath, letting it out with a shuddering sigh.’
  • 84) ‘An original sash window overlooking the front garden lets in plenty of light.’
  • 85) ‘Also let's not forget the traffic lights on the Salisbury road also creating major tailbacks.’
  • 86) ‘This, let's not forget, is the man who only this week pretended to cut off part of his ear in a press conference.’
  • 87) ‘Finally, let's not forget that Bermuda is only one mile wide and surrounded by water.’
  • 88) ‘If you ask me, let us forget two issues for the time being, one being money and the second being the name.’
  • 89) ‘No doubt our political enemies will think they have got a scalp, but let us not forget that there is a human element to this.’
  • 90) ‘Well, let us explore that, because it is quite an important suggestion which may or may not work.’
  • 91) ‘To illustrate, let us review some of the policies introduced in this chapter.’
  • 92) ‘let the debate run, but as it does, let us have some truth and owning up to responsibility.’
  • 93) ‘Yes, we do need democracy in Africa, but let us not use that as an excuse to deny life saving resources.’
  • 94) ‘Before we scoff, let us consider the power of the celebrity for a moment.’
  • 95) ‘There is, let us remember, another occasion when we can give thanks and pay our respects to all lost loved ones.’
  • 96) ‘But let us not think that the men of the family are the only ones to be interested in horses.’
  • 97) ‘Well done to one and all, and let us hope that this occasion will be repeated many times in the future.’
  • 98) ‘In the name of my nephew, and all the other victims of this environment of fear, let us try to find common ground as a nation.’
  • 99) ‘That is a very important point, but let us put it aside and consider the merits of the direction.’
  • 100) ‘To enlarge on that point, let us suppose that we put a thousand liberal-arts graduates in a theatre.’
  • 101) ‘If we are to talk of unity, let us talk of uniting people and not just territory.’
  • 102) ‘That is the plan for the day - let us see how close to plan it actually goes.’
  • 103) ‘Please let us all strengthen the values of high moral standards, decency and caring before it is too late.’
  • 104) ‘Anyway, let's not live in the past - onward to the future.’
  • 105) ‘If you must continue with this project, then please let me help with the images.’
  • 106) ‘Here, let me do your bow tie.’
  • 107) ‘‘Here, let me,’ Emily said, coming to her aid.’
  • 108) ‘You have plenty to do tonight. You have to get packed and such. Please, let me.’
  • 109) ‘let him soothe me, let him calm me, let his strong arms encircle me and protect me.’
  • 110) ‘Every day we wake up, we pray please let today be the day we have the answers.’
  • 111) ‘Every match I play, I still think ‘Oh my God, please let it end.’’
  • 112) ‘Please don't let them be right.’
  • 113) ‘Just let him be safe, he thought. That’s all I ask.’
  • 114) ‘If they want a challenge, let them clean up the damage they have caused.’
  • 115) ‘If some want to mount an eleventh-hour challenge, let them come out in the open.’
  • 116) ‘However I was aware that we lived in a world where I can make up my own mind, so if I want to smoke then let me.’
  • 117) ‘These parliamentarians who are against me, just let them try and take my statues or my park.’
  • 118) ‘If he can do it better, let him!’
  • 119) ‘If they want to have a genuinely scientific theory, let them propose a model that can be rigorously tested.’
  • 120) ‘let x be the observed value of this statistic.’
  • 121) ‘let L be the earth's equator and let x be a point in the northern hemisphere.’
  • 122) ‘let the line equal to line AG be AD, and let DG be joined.’
  • 123) ‘letters have been sent to solicitors and letting agents after police found people are letting properties for themselves then sub-letting them to prostitutes.’
  • 124) ‘The council also wants to start targeting private landlords in a bid to encourage them to consider letting their properties to people receiving housing benefit.’
  • 125) ‘She will take charge of letting the property in the future.’
  • 126) ‘The event is aimed primarily at owners of empty properties in the private sector and visitors can get free advice on a range of topics linked to letting property.’
  • 127) ‘Mr Bennett's business is mainly letting property to students.’
  • 128) ‘Almost all private landlords will only let properties on a shorthold tenancy, in order to protect their investment.’
  • 129) ‘Income from letting French property must be declared to the French tax authorities by April 30 each year.’
  • 130) ‘She and the children want to move into our rather small house and let her property, thereby providing an income.’
  • 131) ‘Under the government's Rent a Room scheme, you can earn up to £4,250 tax free each tax year from letting a room in your home.’
  • 132) ‘It is as well to check the conditions of your mortgage before letting the property.’
  • 133) ‘The government says such protection is no longer appropriate and discourages investors from letting properties.’
  • 134) ‘The administration might even be letting rooms in the villages for the fall term.’
  • 135) ‘If re-housed, these applicants could sell their property for a profit or let the property and receive a rental income from it.’
  • 136) ‘Sisson said that professional letting agents will meet with potential tenants prior to letting the property.’
  • 137) ‘Essex County Council lets the site for a peppercorn rent.’
  • 138) ‘Even if your particular room has been let it is usually possible to stay in one of the others that is free.’
  • 139) ‘Since then he has purchased another three houses that he lets out to tenants.’
  • 140) ‘Does a landlord, however, control premises which are let out to tenants?’
  • 141) ‘When one frees up the house - it is let to a public tenant.’
  • 142) ‘All of the sites are currently let to strong tenants and are being sold by private treaty.’
  • 143) ‘The firm will be responsible for training staff and letting the operating contract and will give advice on waste systems engineering, policy and planning.’
  • 144) ‘The Government let the contract to an English firm.’
  • 145) ‘The changes and delays in fund-raising and letting contracts pushed the opening to this summer.’
  • 146) ‘A contract was let for 25 buildings across the state in a first round of construction.’
  • 147) ‘I let contracts for the manufacture of parts, assembled the sets in my apartment, and sold them however I could.’
  • 148) ‘These were then packaged into the contracts that would be let to the section design consultants.’
  • 149) ‘Construction contracts are to be let next year and the hub completed by the end of 2007.’
  • 150) ‘In 1957 a contract was let to link the two sections and build a road from Closeburn Station to White Point.’
  • 151) ‘A contract was let unfairly and we contested it in front of a Federal judge.’
  • 152) ‘A contract has been let to Signway Supplies Ltd to replace 142 signs in and around the city.’
  • 153) ‘Since letting that contract, the campus has used the method on four other retrofits with a combined value of $75 million.’
  • 154) ‘Contracts were let for making bricks, burning lime and additional miners employed.’
  • 155) ‘The construction work was let under two building contracts.’
  • 156) ‘The decision means tenders will now be let for the project, with work expected to begin in late February.’
  • 157) ‘They claim that the feed quality has changed since the contract was let.’
  • 158) ‘While short lets of a week, a month or six months cost substantially more, reductions are offered for a standard year-long contract.’
  • 159) ‘If you intend to let the property for short-term holiday lets, then the service will need to include changeovers and handover of the keys.’
  • 160) ‘Fully furnished, it is set up for holiday and short-term lets.’
  • 161) ‘The agency would strive towards securing long term lets which would suit tenants and landlords.’
  • 162) ‘The occupiers would be lower order users (such as car breaking) who would occupy the units on short lets at cheap rents.’
  • 163) ‘Estates advertising holiday cottages often also have long-term lets available.’
  • 164) ‘Once the conversion is complete, the new flats must be affordable and available for short-term lets.’
  • 165) ‘In high season, lets run from Friday to Friday but later in the year mid week and weekend lets are often available.’
  • 166) ‘St John's owns a former coalyard next door as well as four terraced cottages which are currently rented on short lets - they would be demolished under the proposals.’
  • 167) ‘The first development, Leitrim Quay, has 13 houses for short-term lets.’
  • 168) ‘He gave his support to preventing houses being bought as second homes or holiday lets.’
  • 169) ‘The Landmark Trust buys and restores interesting and historic building at risk, restores them and lets them out as holiday lets, so that the income can pay for their continued maintenance.’
  • 170) ‘Similar barns had been converted to holiday lets.’
  • 171) ‘The land has been sold or leased to other farmers and the buildings, including one former agricultural worker's house, are now six holiday lets.’
  • 172) ‘The idea is to prevent people buying newly built properties for second homes or holiday lets.’
  • 173) ‘They have also refurbished cottages to provide holiday lets for visitors and sportsmen.’
  • 174) ‘In a first game that lasted nearly 30 minutes, she maintained her composure through a series of lets, strokes, and no lets.’
  • 175) ‘I believe I have a very good understanding of lets and strokes.’
  • 176) ‘If you encounter interference and then play the ball, you have no right to a let.’
  • 177) ‘It was stop start game with both players looking for lets and strokes.’
  • 178) ‘He called 23 lets, eight no lets and 10 strokes, as Hopwood eventually levelled the match.’
  • 179) ‘There are few, if any, lets and the strokes awarded are obvious.’
  • 180) ‘As Jesus Christ hath appointed a regular government and discipline in his Church, no law of any commonwealth should interfere with, let, or hinder, the due exercise thereof, among the voluntary members of any denomination of Christians, according to their own profession and belief.’
  • 181) ‘Pray you let us not; We fain would greet our mother.’
  • 182) ‘If God be with a work, who is he that will let or impede it?’
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