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 Meanings and Examples of LEFT
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left
 v.  past tense and past participle of LEAVE
 a.  on or towards the side of your body that is to the west when you are facing north
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  We left Oxford with regret and proceeded to Matlock, which was our next place of rest.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 19
2  Know that, one by one, my friends were snatched away; I was left desolate.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 23
3  I got to West Egg by a side road," he went on, "and left the car in my garage.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
4  Gatsby was waiting where I had left him in the drive.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
5  So I walked away and left him standing there in the moonlight--watching over nothing.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
6  I took him into the drawing-room, where his son lay, and left him there.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
7  What I called up about was a pair of shoes I left there.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
8  When I left his office the sky had turned dark and I got back to West Egg in a drizzle.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
9  "I have left thee to the scarlet letter," replied Roger.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
10  Your sin is left behind you in the days long past.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
11  Since you left us, but one change has taken place in our little household.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
12  Perhaps it would have been as well if he had left it wholly to myself.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
13  He wished her a good morning, and, attended by Sir John, left the room.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
14  He then hastily took leave of them all and left the room.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
15  He had not seen me then above twice, for it was before I left school.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  He has a bullet wound in the left arm.
17  They did arrive together, but I think they left separately.
18  Donna left school and went to art college.
19  The attack of flu left her feeling very groggy.
20  Our orders are to attack their left flank.
21  He left, saying he had pressing matters to attend to.
22  The speaker tried hard to impress the audience but left them cold.
23  If left untreated the condition may become chronic.
24  Six years of total war had left no citizen untouched.
25  This left the Liberal Party in total disarray.
26  The bomb had left a swathe of the town centre in ruins.
27  The train left the track and plunged down the embankment.
28  He's lost all track of her since they left school.
29  There was scarcely a tree left standing after the storm.
30  Turn left at the corner and keep on as far as the church.