Idiom:  leave it at that

Meaning 

Idiom:  leave it at that

  • to say or do nothing more about a situation


Example sentences

  • He broke off our engagement two days before the wedding; let’s leave it at that.
  • I told him I was quitting and fortunately, he left it at that.
  • My daughter's new boyfriend is one year older than me. Let's just leave it at that.
  • If you pay the balance due right now, we'll leave it at that and waive the late charges.
  • My mother-in-law is an awful cook so I thanked her for inviting us over to dinner and left it at that.
  • I overheard my accountant using a racial slur. I didn't confront her but told her I wouldn't need her services anymore and left it at that.
  • We ran out of paint and couldn't do the trim but it looks fine so we'll leave it at that.
  • My boyfriend went on holiday and never called when he got back. I was furious but just left it at that since he obviously didn't care about me.

Synonyms

  • leave something alone


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