leftover vs left over

leftover left over

Definitions

  • 1) Something left behind; an excess or remainder.
  • 2) A remnant or an unused portion.
  • 3) Food remaining from a previous meal.
  • 4) An unused part or portion; -- used especially of food remaining uneaten from a previous meal.
  • 5) Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.
  • 6) Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.
  • 7) Remaining as an unused portion or amount.
  • 8) remaining from a previous meal; -- of food.
  • 9) not used up; remaining after use of part.

Definitions

  • 1) Remaining or in reserve; extra.
  • 2) Simple past tense and past participle of leave over.

Examples

  • 1) Crumble in the leftover stuffing and turn the heat off.
  • 2) A bowl of one of these on standby in the fridge means that leftovers can quickly be turned into a sustaining supper.
  • 3) Torn chicken with ginger and lime noodles I love leftover roast chicken.
  • 4) Making a soup is a great way to use up leftover veg, so feel free to freestyle and embrace extras here and there to avoid wastage.
  • 5) You can use any leftover mixture to stuff pine cones.
  • 6) There will be a lot more food leftovers.
  • 7) Try to keep leftovers to make a chicken pie or sandwiches.
  • 8) Keep any leftovers in the fridge for the next day.
  • 9) She finally called in cops when the starving babysitter came home with a bag of meal leftovers.
  • 10) Then make soup from the stock and leftover vegetables.
  • 11) Perfect for squeezing over leftover cold roast chicken.
  • 12) Prepare by cooking enough the day before that you can eat leftovers.
  • 13) You can roast it and use leftovers for sandwiches.
  • 14) No conflict was needed to use up leftover salmon or make a cake using only one egg.
  • 15) The items rejected most often included raw vegetables and leftovers.
  • 16) Instead of prawns add torn leftover chicken.
  • 17) He is attached to his frayed shirts and always eats up leftovers.
  • 18) Plan exactly what you are going to eat before you go shopping and use leftovers.
  • 19) They are also a useful way of turning leftover stew or trimmings from a roast into a tasty snack.
  • 20) Any leftover food such as vegetables and can then be put in the blender and given to your the next day.
  • 21) This is fabulous with pasta and aged pecorino, or to perk up leftover roast potatoes.
  • 22) Both recipes are brilliant ways to turn your leftovers into something very, very special.
  • 23) More to the point, who actually has leftover roast potatoes?
  • 24) And many of my recipes are geared towards leftovers and stretching meals such as the Sunday roast.
  • 25) Cold leftover potatoes, sliced and then lightly fried are a family favourite.
  • 26) There's a website where you can make money selling your leftover food.
  • 27) I really love coming up with new ideas to turn my leftovers from the day before into something really tasty.
  • 28) Almost 80 per cent stuck to the recommended 48 hours for keeping leftovers in the fridge.
  • 29) By a roadside in Lordsburg a ragged billboard stood; a leftover from the election, it had been affixed with crude, handmade lettering exhorting passersby to “VOTE DEMOCRATIC”.
  • 30) The whole incubator idea is a sorry leftover from the Internet bubble.
  • 31) Kennewick Man may represent a resurgence of some recessive traits leftover from the Americas 'sundadonty days, or may represent an individual of a heretofore unknown isolated remnant population of sundadonts.
  • 32) The government's been working on an austerity program for months in an effort to plug a huge budget deficit leftover from the global financial crisis.
  • 33) PennsylvaniaThe $2.14 million in leftover funding is being awarded to consumers who got on a waiting list for rebates on water heaters, furnaces, and boilers.
  • 34) The bottom layer, the beef stew, is usually a leftover from the night before.
  • 35) I also engaged in leftover salvage to make twice-cooked pasta and a veggie cheese sauce.
  • 36) P.S., note how about 90% of the so-called political commentators and “analysts” on cable TV are right-wing Republicans leftover from the Nixon regime, the Reagan regime and the Bush regimes?
  • 37) You can probably trace this to a lot of things at the time: emerging technology and the 3D rat race where everyone is showing off their tech prowess in centimeters and not yards; the assumption leftover from the sparsely-populated 8-bit days that the consumer would spend at least all month with a single game ...
  • 38) "That thing was so bad it looked like a leftover from a Sarah Palin Halloween costume," retorts Hadley.
  • 39) ‘This salad also makes great leftovers and will keep fresh in your fridge for up to seven days!’
  • 40) ‘Tonight I made him a baked potato to go with the leftovers and he gobbled it all up.’
  • 41) ‘There once was a time when a Monday lunch was Sunday's leftovers or a cheap sandwich.’
  • 42) ‘Tell her he didn't wait in the alley behind restaurants hoping for a scrap of leftovers.’
  • 43) ‘Of course, lunch is usually leftovers from the night before or a sandwich with a salad on the side.’
  • 44) ‘Everything was neat and tidy, and there were no dirty dishes or food leftovers to be seen anywhere.’
  • 45) ‘Cook at home using organic ingredients and always save the leftovers either for tea the next day or a stock.’
  • 46) ‘That's because he knew that Sunday meant lots of leftovers of non-vegetarian food.’
  • 47) ‘They indulge in a drinking spree, littering the whole table with soiled dishes and leftovers.’
  • 48) ‘And there will be yummy leftovers in the fridge for making sandwiches to take to the Test.’
  • 49) ‘In the evening, families eat a simple meal of leftovers or eggs and toast.’
  • 50) ‘The leftovers, which were cold, were put into a vessel and re-heated before being served.’
  • 51) ‘Lunch and dinner leftovers are warmed for breakfast the following morning.’
  • 52) ‘They would eat the stew for dinner, leaving leftovers in the pot to get cold overnight and then start over the next day.’
  • 53) ‘Microwaves have come a long way since the days when their main uses were defrosting meat and heating up leftovers.’
  • 54) ‘It might interest you to learn that your own salad was constructed largely from last night's leftovers.’
  • 55) ‘We were so full we didn't look at the dessert menu, but still both my guest and I brought home plenty of leftovers.’
  • 56) ‘At home, families, are saving things, like leftovers, and making sandwiches for the next day.’
  • 57) ‘When the last of the Christmas leftovers are gone, it's surprising what can be made from the contents of an empty cupboard.’
  • 58) ‘The old brass and faded paper in this exhibition are the physical leftovers of a grand, almost lunatic pursuit of perfection.’
  • 59) ‘He had finished cleaning and was now pouring the leftover coffee on the remains of the fire.’
  • 60) ‘Similar to last year's party, I wound up with a ton of leftover beer and an extra cooler.’
  • 61) ‘He ate the leftover spaghetti and bread before he even realized it, then picked up the glass of water.’
  • 62) ‘My family always preserved grapes on the vine and would use them with leftover bread dough to make this tart.’
  • 63) ‘Maybe we'll get up at 3am for a midnight snack of leftover bread and pâté from the fridge.’
  • 64) ‘This is a great idea for an Aussie Christmas dinner or even a better way to use the leftover turkey for a Boxing day picnic.’
  • 65) ‘This recipe makes use of leftover chicken from the roast chicken recipe.’
  • 66) ‘Joncas' photographs of rotting and leftover refuse are a funny twist on the still-life genre.’
  • 67) ‘Izvestia said a Moscow lawyer tried this month to buy all the leftover copies of the issue in question from the magazine.’
  • 68) ‘I almost jump in after it, rescuing it from old coffee grounds and yesterday's leftover spaghetti.’
  • 69) ‘The older people consider it most disrespectful when leftover pieces of bread are thrown about carelessly.’
  • 70) ‘The leftover stock is off-loaded to pushcart vendors at half the price.’
  • 71) ‘They still live in tiny houses constructed from leftover roofing, wood, whatever's lying around.’
  • 72) ‘Or, boil the leftover wine until it becomes a syrupy concentrate, and freeze it in an ice-cube tray.’
  • 73) ‘And they should be put into a box with some bags with chemicals that absorb leftover water.’
  • 74) ‘Amateur gardeners can take any leftover pesticides to household waste recycling centres.’
  • 75) ‘After they've eaten the snails, they'll use the little bread bits to scoop up the leftover sauce.’
  • 76) ‘Because they had no refrigeration, leftover meat was fed to the dogs, while surplus milk was dished up to the pigs.’
  • 77) ‘Drea knelt by the fire and began to empty the contents of the satchel into a pot of leftover water, allowing it to boil.’
  • 78) ‘It was assembled from coffee cans, sealing wax, and leftover laboratory equipment.’

Examples

  • 1) Crumble in the leftover stuffing and turn the heat off.
  • 2) A bowl of one of these on standby in the fridge means that leftovers can quickly be turned into a sustaining supper.
  • 3) Torn chicken with ginger and lime noodles I love leftover roast chicken.
  • 4) Making a soup is a great way to use up leftover veg, so feel free to freestyle and embrace extras here and there to avoid wastage.
  • 5) You can use any leftover mixture to stuff pine cones.
  • 6) There will be a lot more food leftovers.
  • 7) Try to keep leftovers to make a chicken pie or sandwiches.
  • 8) Keep any leftovers in the fridge for the next day.
  • 9) She finally called in cops when the starving babysitter came home with a bag of meal leftovers.
  • 10) Then make soup from the stock and leftover vegetables.
  • 11) Perfect for squeezing over leftover cold roast chicken.
  • 12) Prepare by cooking enough the day before that you can eat leftovers.
  • 13) You can roast it and use leftovers for sandwiches.
  • 14) No conflict was needed to use up leftover salmon or make a cake using only one egg.
  • 15) The items rejected most often included raw vegetables and leftovers.
  • 16) Instead of prawns add torn leftover chicken.
  • 17) He is attached to his frayed shirts and always eats up leftovers.
  • 18) Plan exactly what you are going to eat before you go shopping and use leftovers.
  • 19) They are also a useful way of turning leftover stew or trimmings from a roast into a tasty snack.
  • 20) Any leftover food such as vegetables and can then be put in the blender and given to your the next day.
  • 21) This is fabulous with pasta and aged pecorino, or to perk up leftover roast potatoes.
  • 22) Both recipes are brilliant ways to turn your leftovers into something very, very special.
  • 23) More to the point, who actually has leftover roast potatoes?
  • 24) And many of my recipes are geared towards leftovers and stretching meals such as the Sunday roast.
  • 25) Cold leftover potatoes, sliced and then lightly fried are a family favourite.
  • 26) There's a website where you can make money selling your leftover food.
  • 27) I really love coming up with new ideas to turn my leftovers from the day before into something really tasty.
  • 28) Almost 80 per cent stuck to the recommended 48 hours for keeping leftovers in the fridge.
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