How To Use Left In A Sentence

  • At the iron railings turn left into the war memorial gardens. Times, Sunday Times
  • The sun was shining, the food at the restaurant was good and I was left with a warm glow in my tummy afterwards.
  • Background-position: background image in the canvas element in the targeted space, designated the upper left corner of the image relative to the level of canvas and vertical spacing interval .
  • Just because the American people are disgusted with higher taxes, bigger government, left wing liberal give away policies and pacifist foreign policy attitudes, this idiot thinks the Tea Party activist is in someway trying to bring the country down. Clinton warns against violent anti-government attitude
  • To the left a small party was holding an entrenched position on rising ground. Times, Sunday Times
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  • The soldiers were requisitioning things left and right, not good for an occupying army.
  • Not only by the immense number of adherents that were won to his views during his lifetime, but also by the literary productions he left behind him, Tsong K'aba's influence has been great during the last five centuries of Tibetan history. With the Tibetans in Tent and Temple: Narrative of Four Years' Residence on the Tibetan Borders, and of a Journey into the Far Interior
  • If you look at the guys left in the battle, you ask who is the puppet master, who belongs to who? The Sun
  • The defensive line is a strength, but the team would like more quarterback sacks from the left side.
  • A business tycoon, arts patron and committed left-winger, Berge opted to sell the collection amassed over a lifetime after Saint Laurent's death last June aged 71.
  • I had ductal carcinoma in situ in the left breast and the right, just, atypia which are cells that you want to keep an eye on. CNN Transcript Aug 23, 2006
  • And it is no longer the province of secularists and the left, but is increasingly fanned by religionists and the right.
  • Before reaching the main square, the vehicle swerved left and entered a narrow side street filled with people, most of them in uniform. Somewhere East of Life
  • The nerves are the terminal branches of the right and left vagi, the former being distributed upon the back, and the latter upon the front part of the organ. XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach
  • Hurrah!" came from the right, and the cheer was taken up from the left, while _crack, crack, crack_, rifles were being brought well into play. Charge! A Story of Briton and Boer
  • I didn't move until I heard slow footsteps and peaked over the top of the gold to see Garren warily approaching the dragon, favoring his left leg.
  • Rubbish advice The erratic bin collections over the past few weeks have left me struggling to cope with all our household rubbish. Times, Sunday Times
  • I left my swimming things at home.
  • If you overfish the lake eventually there will be no fish left. A big F-ing deal: the distinguishing characteristics of the HCR bill
  • The same thing happened when I was at the animal hospital, too; two or three people got preggers there, sometime before I left.
  • The space left by evaporation is called the ullage, while the liquid lost is sometimes called the ‘angels' share’ and is particularly financially significant in the production of older cognac and Armagnac.
  • In both cases, significant constituencies had been left to rot, unattended, and they'd had enough.
  • He was a right-footed left winger, a prolific scorer who cut in from the wing with pace and superb dribbling skills. Times, Sunday Times
  • This is a composite image of the 1st pair of pleopods and the outer branch (exopodite) of the right (animal's left) pair that came apart during the removal operation (each pleopod has an outer and an inner branch). Archive 2007-12-01
  • The mask is left on for about 15 minutes while it sets to a rubbery texture.
  • He'd come up with some charming excuse: he'd left his long filbert brush, he couldn't go on without it.
  • My niece was left in my trust for the weekend.
  • The arrows indicate the beginning of the grace note figure and the placement of each note in the triplet figure for the left hand.
  • At the two-minute mark of the eleventh round, De La Hoya delivered a left uppercut that traveled less than 6 inches.
  • Besides that, there flourished some tufts of velvety grass, some scattered reeds, two plants of the yellow herb called tansy, four of a red flower, and a pretty white one; but the treasures of the rock consisted of three roots of garlic, which Maie had put in a cleft. The Lilac Fairy Book
  • They described ‘torture techniques’ and claimed that detainees had been forced into painful positions for 18 to 24 hours at a time or left to foul themselves.
  • Left of center a circular form hovers between the foreground and back-ground: both cell-like and lunar, it is concealed and revealed by waves of golden brown toner.
  • They left behind a huge pile of ripped bin bags overflowing with pizza boxes and cans. The Sun
  • And no, this isn't your 1990's "Washington consensus" lending, with the kind of conditionality that the left loves to hate. Heather Hurlburt: Six Reasons to Love the Supplemental and Celebrate Progressives in Government
  • The image is upside-down and reversed left-to-right.
  • As she got up and moved to support him, she noticed some strange dark stains on his left shoulder, which had been hidden under the pelisse before.
  • I left figurative art because I was bored of it. Times, Sunday Times
  • An explosion at a chemical plant has left one worker dead and four injured.
  • The fingernails on my right hand are long and the fingernails on my left hand are short.
  • Slicked-back hair, a bushy Italian mustache, sleeveless Iggy Pop T-shirt, cut to show his shoulder tats - "wham" across the left, "pow" on the right. Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines
  • Several were taken to a police precinct and left there overnight.
  • Virgo has been depicted as a winged maiden holding a palm branch in her left hand and an ear of corn in her right.
  • It stated further that “during radiation, patient had an acute left-sided hemiparesis requiring wheelchair at home.” Manifesting Michelangelo
  • There was no easy play from the left side. Tommy's Honour: The Extraordinary Story of Golf's Founding Father and Son
  • Secondly, irritating, defamatory and derogatory comments left at this site by visitors will be deleted.
  • Later, when he left the company to launch his company, the mystique of his name followed (in part due to its uncommonness). Game Designers Gain Notoriety
  • There are only a couple of days left in Graeme's Fantasy Book Review's Giveaway for one of three copies of Orson Scott Card's new release, Hidden Empire. Book Contest Links ... more than a few
  • The sinister atmosphere of the place left an indelible imprint on my memory.
  • Every time he put any weight on his left leg he winced in pain.
  • One woman in her mid twenties had left the church in her teenage years.
  • If you were to take out two or three shrubs to let the remainder breathe, what sort of rhythm would be left? Times, Sunday Times
  • I had the terrible feeling of being left behind to bring up the baby while he had fun.
  • Nemours showed him at once what use to make of the army under his orders, and having enfiladed his National Guard battalions, and placed his artillery in echelons, he formed his cavalry into hollow squares on the right and left of his line, flinging out a cloud of howitzers to fall back upon the main column. Burlesques
  • It was of a suitable Ash Wednesday character and left the congregation feeling sober and a little cast down.
  • The hard-throwing Weaver has a knack for challenging left-handed hitters in a manner that reminds me of a young Frank Tanana.
  • The goal was another peg, some 30 feet and almost horizontally leftwards across yet another blank wall.
  • Quickly she left the room to go search for a clean tissue to wipe the cut.
  • He had previously undergone insertion of a gold weight into the left upper eyelid.
  • He went into chemistry, left New Plymouth in 1946, and returned in 1952 to take up a post at his old school as housemaster and teacher.
  • Some small villages in the northern Andes were left isolated as roads were blocked by slides.
  • People miss out on one key thing about when Bill left music to be a jobbing farmer.
  • Ever since, leftish malcontents have taken every opportunity to condemn the iniquity of holding all applicants for admission to the same standards.
  • Does anybody see the contradiction is the Lefts attack on seniors who use Medicare? Sebelius: There will be competition with private insurers
  • Fifteen minutes later centre forward Quigg was left free to hammer the ball home from 20 yards.
  • The left side of the fairway is preferred, short of three bunkers that stretch across at 328 yards. USATODAY.com - Open history at St. George's plus a hole-by-hole glance
  • The 37-year-old was unable to work after the first assault in July 2003 in which he was bottled, repeatedly kicked and left for dead in the town centre.
  • He dug the blade deep into the shallow indent that had been made and flung the dirt into a pile to his left.
  • Or is the past on the left and the future on the right? Times, Sunday Times
  • He left with few regrets, happy that his game on clay had never been better, although disappointed that, yet again, his best was not good enough to beat a slightly underdone Nadal. Rafael Nadal boxed clever to beat Roger Federer in French Open | Kevin Mitchell
  • High above us, the great heptagon of the Winter sky: Capella, Aldebaran, Rigel, Sirius, Procyon, Pollux, and Castor (with Saturn nearby) - with Betelgeuse in the center and the Milky Way cascading through, just to the left of Orion.
  • The broadband Internet Service Provider is under fire for its poor customer service with punters up in arms at being left without phone and broadband.
  • But the market is the pursuit of friendship, mutual tired, I finally left.
  • One woman's broken thigh bone had been badly set, leaving her left leg at least three inches shorter than her right.
  • As soon as the horses had obtained some food and repose, Sir Philip also returned, and Emily was left, with a woman who felt at her heart that she could have poniarded her not an hour before. The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851
  • But to Mr. Robin there is no actually existing Burkeanism anywhere, making those who cite the ideal of a reasonable, pragmatic, nonreactionary conservatism guilty of the kind of utopianism the left is more commonly faulted for. NYT > Home Page
  • On the far left, the lead hanger runs the belt by pushing a lever with his knee and hangs the first shackle.
  • There are only two tins of powdered milk left.
  • Free-kick to Ukraine outside the box on the left-hand side, after Kalin is obstructed by Trabe.
  • He left the house at nine exactly, as is his custom.
  • Police called up water cannon to combat violent left-wingers in the capital.
  • It left us both joyful and speechless, happy to be home again but sad that this great trip was over.
  • They will be left-hand drive and should be priced around 33,000 when they arrive next year. The Sun
  • When the gentleman who guided me through the bush left me on the side of a pali, I discovered that Kahele, though strong, gentle, and sure-footed, possesses the odious fault known as balking, and expressed his aversion to ascend the other side in a most unmistakable manner. The Hawaiian Archipelago
  • The string of binary digits that the machine has now produced at the left is the answer to the calculation.
  • Kind and tempting was the invitation to prolong my stay at the See House; enticing was the prospect offered me of a visit to a seigneurie on the Ottawa; and it was with very great reluctance that, after a sojourn of only one day, I left this abode of refinement and hospitality, and the valued friends who had received me with so much kindness, for a tedious journey to New The Englishwoman in America
  • If they are not cremated, put to sea, left to rot or to wild animals, they are often buried.
  • A reed basket of ha'penny nails to go with it lay in the jumble of objects at the far end of the table; something perhaps left behind by the carpenters who had furnished the room. Sick Cycle Carousel
  • Sword hilts glinted at right hips, side-arms on the left. The Falcons of Montabard
  • He will have noted the height, build, and general appearance of the two men: one was fat, middle-aged, and bald and had a scar over his left eye; the other younger, fair-haired, more athletic, and had a moustache.
  • Some areas are left uncarved and unpolished, giving a dramatic sense of the raw material.
  • Men are left idle when machines break down.
  • Your stepson could have been left in a dysregulated state whereby he is primed to be constantly hypervigilant to threat and to respond. Times, Sunday Times
  • Owing to the loss of the church records for some years after 1698, Mr. Burleigh is unable to trace when this James Cook left Ednam to “better himself,” but he would take with him a “testificate of church membership” which might possibly, but not probably, still exist. The Life of Captain James Cook
  • Those buyers not up to speed might find they are left behind in the scramble to get onto the property ladder. Times, Sunday Times
  • When he left, Karen found herself heaving a huge sigh of relief.
  • There was a sense of disorganisation at times, as in the 20th minute when Gabriel Heinze pumped an innocuous-looking high ball towards the penalty area which Brown and Smalling both went to clear and then left to one another. Chris Smalling helps make a shaky case for Manchester United's defence
  • Many others, particularly those on fly-drive deals or travelling independently, have been left to finance extra days themselves.
  • Jewels, gold statues of the Buddha and other treasures are often left as offerings in temples and chortens, many of which are in remote areas and are soft targets for criminals.
  • He heard his name shouted and turned in time to see Kirk, twenty yards to his left. Home Is the Hunter
  • As it was, we spent a couple of sweltering hours there and left.
  • We never found it, but your humility left an indelible impression on me, and I decided that is how I want to treat people.
  • The news orgs, by contrast, are doing this out of laziness and a hopeless addiction to portraying lefties as a kind of perennially-disappointed lost tribe who will never, ever find their way out of the wilderness. News Orgs: The Left Is Upset With Obama -- Even Though It Isn't
  • At the last minute I decided to go, so I flung a few clothes together and left.
  • In the business object map editor, connect items in the Order business object on the left to items in the order business object on the right.
  • What a suasory example it is for those, who through some freak of fortune, being enabled to shake off the dust of honest toil and industry, are very ready to look downward with contempt upon the rank they have just left. Honor Edgeworth Ottawa's Present Tense
  • The player on the left of the dealer takes the top card from his or her stack and lays at face up on the table.
  • “Never enough, sir, while one of the idolatrous tyrants is left unhanged,” said he, with a right bitter smile. Westward Ho!
  • I miyou so much already and I haven't even left yet!
  • One of the hospitals said that some of the people that had stuff either left or accidentally placed inside them became 'unwell' as a result, but it is not known to which objects, or patients, they were referring. TheSpoof.com : Spoof News : Front Page
  • Anyway, today we made a pistachio dacquoise (remember that a dacquoise is a meringue--whipped egg whites--with sugar and nut flour(s) folded into it), an apricot-passion-fruit gelee, some apricot glaze, two sablee dough shells (we didn't get to do those, as the only sablee dough left was too soft to work with, so we'll do it tomorrow), and each of us made an inverted puff pastry recipe and put four turns in the dough. Lily, Rosemary, and the Jack of Hearts
  • Wanat was a horrific insurgent attack on a U.S. combat outpost in eastern Afghanistan last summer that left nine soldiers dead and 27 wounded. Way Up In The Sky Is The Leader Of The Greatest Band Of All Time | ATTACKERMAN
  • We are not accountable to special interest groups on the right or the left. Times, Sunday Times
  • He claimed that in recent years, as numerous dealers had left, many inspectors had additionally taken on the dealing role. Times, Sunday Times
  • All the excesses are left to the top-notch restaurant below. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some days earlier, they'd left the hill country behind for the flanks of the mountains. A Time of War
  • The guard left before his replacement came.
  • I had major lacerations to my left mid thigh.
  • Every now and then a graceful movement of his left arm through the air preceded his entry into the music, as though he were offering a cue to an imaginary force.
  • With very few exceptions, however, Cabernet Sauvignon was left to command California's highest wine prices, Merlot to swell sales volumes.
  • While there is breath left in my body, I will refuse.
  • The shirt was that little bit too pink, there was one button too many left carefully-casually undone and the tan was a shade and a half too dark.
  • They just can't help spending our money on receptions for anything from the synchronised swimming team to the world-acclaimed left-handed marlies champions.
  • But Sexton found Nicks for an easy 31-yard score on fourth down with 4: 11 left to seal it, and Nicks set the receiving record with a 22-yard catch a little later from T.J. Yates, making his first appearance in relief from a broken ankle suffered in September against Virginia Tech. Newspaper Home Delivery - Subscribe Today USATODAY.com
  • Experts probed the origin of the sulphurous smell which appeared at the beginning of February after calls from worried Benfleet and Canvey residents who were left spluttering.
  • I left school at 16, but I've had a great life and I have no regrets.
  • There should be plenty of thunder left in the powerful arms and lower body he has developed since arriving in America as an underfed teenager with bright eyes and a voracious appetite for success.
  • In the interim, the auklet egg was left in a carton buried in the sand to keep it safe and cool.
  • Looking for a creative way to make a meal out of leftover scraps of ham, turkey or pork roast?
  • A man staggers out of the shed through a side door, clutching his ribs with his left hand, a gun in his right. CHAMELEON
  • He has left behind a secure home, a loving family and a glittering array of school prizes. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the case of periodic tenancies the legislature left landlords free to bring them to an end by the service and expiry of valid notices to quit.
  • I don't want to put pressure on you to make a decision, but we haven't much time left.
  • I know enough about this issue to know that ESEA is the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the main federal law authorizing federal financial assistance to schools whose most recent instantiation is also known as No Child Left Behind. Matthew Yglesias » The Pointlessness of Reading Bills
  • Growing in part shade, the clusters of pure white bell-shaped flowers look their best as the sun moves from them and they are left to give a patch of light in front of a dark-leaved heuchera.
  • His teeth were rows of perfectly set pearly whites, and he had a dimple in his left cheek.
  • It was no affair of his that she had left the London studio in the capable hands of her assistant.
  • Black belts were strapped tightly across the waists and two of the men had an additional girdle across their broad chests from top left to bottom right.
  • With a twist of his body, Vince turned so that his left leg was now resting on top of the broken wall of stone.
  • His left leg was going into muscle spasms of some sort and he clutched at his knee with frustration.
  • And they got it: a realignment of American politics into parties of left and right. Times, Sunday Times
  • The savers are booking seats on the helicopter to an assured financial future, while millions are left facing ruin. Times, Sunday Times
  • the fire left her arm badly scarred
  • There was no help for it, he had to be left there, and I went away with an anxious mind as to what his busy teeth would be employed upon all night; and, sure enough, next morning a velvet curtain was found nibbled and tattered, and being converted into a nest for the enterprising gerbille! Wild Nature Won By Kindness
  • In a seemingly unprovoked incident, the attackers hit both men and women in the 16-strong party, with a 72-year-old woman left unconscious.
  • A Muslim group here in Washington, D.C., now revealing what it knows about the investigation, and what it describes as a disturbing farewell video left before they headed off. CNN Transcript Dec 9, 2009
  • Now, from the left, comes a ragtag assortment of college kids, labor unionists, conspiracy theorists and others who've taken to the streets in protests dubbed "Occupy Wall Street.
  • There were mild sensations of tingling pain in certain points in the left foot which, according to the therapist, correspond to the lung and solar plexus regions.
  • And we are left with un bon souvenir* of a day in late October à un prix assez bas. Escapade
  • Other student-poets cleaved to the justified left margin; still others wrote in paragraphs.
  • He got into the left turning lane and drove onto the on ramp and onto the freeway.
  • One of them, a baby-faced guy maybe in his mid-thirties, with a black patch over his left eye, smiles and raises his beer at me in salutation. Down and Delirious in Mexico City
  • Once she had mastered the art of highlighting and deleting she was left with her first post. Times, Sunday Times
  • It was the first time even the back room was full, and though that may be what every owner wants, two waiters sleepwalked through our room with eyes wide shut, ignoring everyone to their left and right.
  • This came from the xray: One finding not mentioned above, is of a 3.6 x 5. 6CM sharply marginated sclerotic rimmed area in left proximal femur, near lesser trochanter. Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions
  • His team pulled the sled deep into the night, Jason shouting orders left and right while he stood on the runners at the back of the sled.
  • With an open goal in front of him, Wiltord sliced his shot wide of the left post.
  • Cervical vertebra coping, of the belt headache. Left prothorax aches, it is how to return a responsibility, what disease be? How to administer?
  • Their opera is the mysterious and darkly moving tale of what happened after the pied piper left Hamelin.
  • The vermis, running down the middle, connects with the right and left fastigial nuclei.
  • When I looked at the chart a second time, I saw that there was a lot Michael had left out of his personal history; specifically, IVDU—intravenous drug use—dating back ten years, and a major depression that had led to a psychiatric hospitalization and ECT, electroconvulsive therapy. After the Diagnosis
  • He struggled at school because of undiagnosed dyslexia and left at 15, after the death of his father. Times, Sunday Times
  • He left all his money to the town with the stipulation that it should be used to build a new football stadium.
  • Gore then devised a plan to burn down the house, destroying any forensic evidence he might have left behind.
  • He has won over a significant number of the left-wing deputies.
  • Moreover, in the case of conations, and in any other cases where it applies, see if the word ‘apparent’ is left out, e.g. ‘wishing is a conation after the good’, or Topics
  • The incident left a vivid impression on me.
  • She evaded his grasp and left without another word, sashaying her hips tauntingly.
  • At the end, I swoop up again and bank left, taking the aircraft in a steep climb over the surrounding hills.
  • He was left in limbo by Scottish Labour's Executive, which refused to endorse his candidacy until Fife police concluded their investigations into the case.
  • They are best left undisturbed where they will naturalise and multiply. Times, Sunday Times
  • This has provoked anger among some Labour veterans who spent the Eighties in vicious battles with the impossibilist left to return the party to electability. Despite their hopes of a great revival, the left got left behind
  • For a few odd and unsettling moments, the song hovers on its own, left virtually untouched except for the subtle fuzz of static in the background.
  • I took a big bite, put it back on the table and left it to rot throughout the night.
  • Throat surgery left her with a distinctive husky voice. The Sun
  • Using her pole as a staff, her temporarily lamed left hand useless at her side, she turned, beginning her hunt for the tricky sorceress and a place to camp once more.
  • Haematoma in the abdominal cavity was found as an irregular echo free zone between left hepatic lobe and the transplanted pancreas.
  • The Lonely Sailor from Pete Barnstrom of Left Foot Red Video features a variety of animation techniques, as Mistah Pete says, “cel animation, stop-frame, some keyframe bidness…pretty much every kind of animation I know.” Luminaria: ‘Millie and Lucy’ and ‘The Lonely Sailor’ | Missions Unknown
  • He was a left arm seamer and opening batsmen who played two first class matches.
  • However, rumours abound that he is about to be left out of the side to avoid being cup-tied for the rest of the competition.
  • A beggar woman and her child took shelter on the verandah at night and left behind disquieting odours.
  • The main problem with this method is that by invalidating certain moves, a valid path approaching the tile from a different direction can be left unfound .
  • She knew few other details and left my bedside to gossip with the other nurses in the hallway.
  • Only the spineless Liberal Left uses the term wingnut to describe the Right. Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph
  • It was just how I left it, neat and tidy; everything was in perfect order.
  • But still they were left clinging on for a point when their first-half display suggested it could have been all three. The Sun
  • With a nod, Annie pirouetted around in a rustle of taffeta and left the room. Etched in Bone
  • The impression of warmth and comfort and beauty predominated, though he was unable to analyze it; while the simplicity delighted him -- expensive simplicity, he decided, and most of it leftovers from the time her father went broke and died. Chapter XVIII
  • He left the arena to loud applause.
  • That is, take the y coordinate of the leftmost pixel, compute x = Ay + B, and determine if the x-coordinate of the leftmost pixel is greater than x + 50. Dewarping pages « The Half-Baked Maker
  • His rearrangement of the furniture left an important room, the anteroom to the drawing room, without a centrepiece.
  • In 1974 campaigners occupied the office building to protest about it being left empty during a housing crisis. Times, Sunday Times
  • The attack came amid a major upsurge in violence across the country that has left a thousand dead.
  • Shortly after, my visitor, the one-time employee, left their employ.
  • When the eyelids are open, an elliptical space, the palpebral fissure (rima palpebrarum), is left between their margins, the angles of which correspond to the junctions of the upper and lower eyelids, and are called the palpebral commissures or canthi. X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 1c. 3. The Accessory Organs of the Eye
  • ‘If a village was not pro Viet Cong before we came, it sure was after we left,’ one GI observed.
  • Brown had been hobbled since training camp with a balky left knee that caused him pain from the second day of practice.
  • I left their employ after an argument.
  • They parleyed and left us with an imperfect independence.
  • I turned up about half eleven and stayed until quarter to seven that night, and left others still playing.
  • On his left hung some long axes, some double edged and still others were hand axes, hatchets.

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