What does "leave something behind" mean?
To "leave something behind" is a phrasal verb that means to not take something with you and leave it permanently. For example, if you are moving and you decide to not take your bed with you, you are leaving it behind. You can also use this with people. If you leave someone behind, you are leaving that person permanently and will not see that person again. Ex: She decided to leave her paintings behind when she moved. Ex: Did I pack everything? I don't want to leave anything behind.
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