leave behind

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to forget)
a. olvidarse de
Ma'am, you left your credit card behind!¡Señora, se olvidó de su tarjeta de crédito!
2. (to abandon)
a. dejar atrás
The reformed criminal left his life of crime behind.El criminal reformado dejó atrás su vida de crimen.
3. (to not take)
a. dejar
We left our children behind with a babysitter instead of bringing them to the party.Dejamos a nuestros hijos con una niñera en vez de traerlos con nosotros a la fiesta.
4. (to pass)
a. dejar atrás
The hare left the tortoise behind at the starting line.La liebre dejó atrás a la tortuga en la línea de salida.
5. (to hand down or pass on)
a. dejar
The prime minister leaves behind a legacy of broken promises.El primer ministro deja un legado de promesas no cumplidas.
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leave behind
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a.
to l something behinddejarse algo
to l somebody behinddejar a alguien
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leave behind
transitive verb
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 todo eso ha quedado atrás or ya es historia
2 (forget) olvidarse
3 (outdistance) dejar atrás
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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