left

 /left/

For the verb: "to leave"

Simple Past: left
Past Participle: left

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
left adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (side: left-hand)sinistro agg
 He writes with his left hand.
 Scrive con la mano sinistra.
left advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (toward the left)a sinistra avv
 In this dance, you hop left and then right.
 In questo ballo si salta a sinistra e poi a destra.
left nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (left side)sinistra nf
 Your keys are to your left.
 Le chiavi sono alla tua sinistra.
left nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (political wing: socialist)  (politica)sinistra nf
 The politicians on the left opposed the change.
 I politici di sinistra si sono opposti al cambiamento.
left adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (remaining)rimanere, avanzare vi
 There are only three cupcakes left.
 
Additional Translations
left nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (left-hand turn)svoltare a sinistra, girare a sinistra vi
  svolta a sinistra nf
 Take a left at the third light.
 Gira a sinistra al terzo semaforo.
left nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (boxing: punch with left fist)  (pugilato)sinistro nm
 He landed a left on the other man's chin.
 Ha sferzato un sinistro sul mento dell'altro uomo.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
leave viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (depart)andare via vi
  partire vi
 Is John here? No, he's already left.
 C'è John? No, è già andato via.
leave [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (go away: from a place)lasciare vtr
  partire vi
 I'm going to leave this town at three o'clock today.
 Lascerò la città oggi alle tre.
 Partirò dalla città oggi alle tre.
leave [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (abandon)lasciare vtr
 He left his wife at home, and went out with his friends on Friday night.
 Venerdì sera ha lasciato sua moglie a casa ed è uscito con i suoi amici.
leave [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (let remain)lasciare vtr
 I enjoyed my meal, but left some of the potatoes as I was feeling rather full.
 Il pasto mi è piaciuto, ma ho lasciato alcune patate perché ero piuttosto sazio.
leave [sth] for [sb] vtr + prep (let remain: for [sb] else)lasciare qlcs per vtr
 He left only one piece of pizza for the others.
leave [sb] [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (let [sb] keep, take)lasciare qlcs a vtr
 Leave me your number in case I need to get in touch.
leave [sth] with [sb] vtr + prep (entrust)lasciare vtr
 Can I leave my keys with you in case something happens?
 Posso lasciarti le chiavi per il caso che succeda qualcosa?
leave [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (forget to bring)dimenticare vtr
  lasciare vtr
 Oh, no. I left the present at home.
 Oh, no. Ho dimenticato il regalo a casa.
leave [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (not bring)lasciare vtr
 I've left the keys on the kitchen table in case you want to go out.
 
Additional Translations
leave nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (permission to act)autorizzazione nf
 The commander gave the soldier leave to manage the situation as he wanted.
 Il comandante ha dato al soldato l'autorizzazione di sistemare la situazione come preferiva.
leave to do [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (permission for absence)  (di assenza)permesso nm
 My boss gave me leave to study for three months.
 Il mio capo mi ha dato dei permessi durante le feste di Natale.
leave nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (permitted absence)  (licenza)permesso nm
  congedo nm
  aspettativa nf
   (militare)licenza nf
 I will be on leave until August the fifteenth.
 Saremo in permesso fino al quindici agosto.
leave nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period of absence)ferie nf plur
   (militare)licenza nf
 He has two weeks' leave in the summer.
 Ha due settimane di ferie in estate.
 Ha due settimane di licenza in estate.
leave [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remainder)  (matematica)fare vtr
 Five minus three leaves two.
 Cinque meno tre fa due.
leave [sb] [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (have remaining)rimanere, restare vi
 The coat cost thirty-five dollars and the shoes cost twenty, so that leaves us only five dollars.
 Il cappotto costa cinque dollari e le scarpe ne costano sei, quindi rimangono solo dieci dollari.
leave [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (deposit, give)lasciare vtr
 He left his phone number on the answering machine.
 Ha lasciato il suo numero di telefono sulla segreteria.
leave [sth] to [sb] vtr + prep (bequeath)  (in eredità)lasciare vtr
 In his will, her father left her the antique clock.
 Suo padre le ha lasciato nel testamento il suo orologio antico.
leave [sb] with [sth] vtr + prep (have remaining)lasciare qlcn con vtr
 If you take that twenty-pound note, you'll leave me with less than five pounds.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
left | leave
extreme left estrema sinistra
get left venire lasciati
get left behind v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not keep up with others)  (letteralmente)rimanere indietro vi
 Fit and experienced hikers should stay at the back of the group to ensure no-one gets left behind.
 Gli escursionisti con maggiore esperienza dovrebbero stare in fondo al gruppo per assicurarsi che nessuno rimanga indietro.
get left behind v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (not adapt quickly enough)  (figurato)rimanere indietro, non stare al passo vi
 I got left behind when the Digital Revolution started.
 Da quando è cominciata la rivoluzione digitale, sono rimasto indietro.
get left behind v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be abandoned)essere lasciato indietro, essere lasciato da solo vi
 Hurry up and get on the bus or you'll get left behind!
 Sbrigati a salire sull'autobus o sarai lasciato indietro!
half-left mezzo sinistro
Left Bank nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (area of Paris south of River Seine)  (Parigi: area alla sinistra della Senna)Rive Gauche nfinv
 When you go to Paris you must visit the Left Bank to soak up the atmosphere.
 Quando sarai a Parigi, ti consiglio di visitare la Rive Gauche per respirarne l'atmosfera.
left bank,
left-bank
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(intellectual or artistic)rive gauche nf
 Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone De Beauvoir inspired many left-bank intellectuals.
 Sartre e De Beauvoir ispirarono molti intellettuali della rive gauche.
left behind adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (abandoned)abbandonato, dimenticato, lasciato agg
 The "Home Alone" movies are about a boy who is left behind when his family goes on vacation.
 La serie di film "Mamma ho perso l'aereo" parla di un bambino dimenticato a casa dai genitori.
left brainer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] with dominant left brain hemisphere)persona con emisfero sinistro dominante
 We often think of analytical people as left brainers.
 Spesso pensiamo a chi è più analitico come a persone con emisfero sinistro dominante.
left field nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (baseball: location)  (baseball)parte sinistra del campo esterno nf
 He hit the ball straight to left field.
left field nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (baseball: player's position)  (baseball: ruolo)esterno sinistro nm
 He played left field professionally for 10 years.
left foot piede sinistro nm
left hand nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hand on side opposite the right)mano sinistra nf
 Wedding rings are traditionally worn on the left hand. Though widowed, she still wears her wedding ring on her left hand.
 Le fedi nuziali si indossano per tradizione sulla mano sinistra. Sebbene sia vedova, indossa ancora la sua fede sulla mano sinistra.
left hand nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (side opposite the right)sinistra, parte sinistra nf
 Turn right, walk two blocks, and you'll see my house on the left hand side of the road. Turn right, walk two blocks, and you will see my house on the left hand side of the road.
 Gira a destra, cammina per due isolati e vedrai casa mia sulla sinistra della strada.
left heart parte sinistra del cuore
left hook nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (boxing: punch with left fist)pugliato gancio sinistro
 nm
left luggage nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (baggage stored temporarily)bagagli lasciati in deposito
left luggage office,
left-luggage office
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(place where baggage may be stored)deposito bagagli nm
 I retrieved my bags from the left luggage office.
 I ritirato le mie valigie dal deposito bagagli.
left of center,
left-of-center,
UK: left of centre,
left-of-centre
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US, figurative (offbeat, original)anticonvenzionale agg
left of center,
left-of-center,
UK: left of centre,
left-of-centre
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US, figurative (moderately left wing)  (politica)di centro-sinistra, della sinistra moderata loc agg
 We now have a left-of-center government, but it's still nothing like socialist.
left on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not switched off)lasciato acceso agg
 The TV was left on overnight, which wastes electricity.
left on the shelf adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, dated, informal (woman: no longer marriageable)  (informale)zitella nf
left out adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (excluded)escluso, lasciato fuori, estromesso agg
 She did not get an invitation to the party, and she felt left out.
left out adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (omitted, forgotten)escluso, dimenticato agg
left out in the cold abbandonato
left over adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (remaining)avanzato agg
 Would you like to take home the left over food?
 Ti va di portare a casa ciò che è avanzato del pranzo?
left side lato sinistro
left undone lasciato incompiuto
left wing,
left-wing
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(socialist)  (politica)di sinistra agg
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 The opposition was horrified by the new prime minister's left-wing policies.
 L'opposizione era sconvolta dalle politiche di sinistra del nuovo primo ministro.
left wing,
left-wing
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(members of socialist or leftist political parties)  (politica)sinistra nf
 The left wing always makes that argument.
  La sinistra si schiera sempre dalla parte dei giovani.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
left winger nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person with left-wing political beliefs)  (spec. spregiativo)comunista nm
 In the United States 'left winger' is much more of an insult than in the UK.
 Negli Stati Uniti 'comunista' è considerato un insulto molto più che nel Regno Unito.
left-hand side lato sinistro
left-handed,
left handed
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(having the left hand dominant)mancino agg
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after the noun
 I sprained my right wrist, but luckily I'm left handed so I can still do most things without difficulty. My little brother's the only left-handed member of the family.
 Mi sono slogato il polso destro, ma per fortuna sono mancino quindi posso ancora fare tante cose senza difficoltà. Mio fratello minore è l'unico mancino della famiglia.
left-handed compliment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (false compliment, insult)falso complimento nm
 He said my cake tasted better than it looked - a left-handed compliment if I ever heard one! He paid her a left-handed compliment, saying she was well-built for her height.
 Ha detto che il sapore della mia torta era più buono del suo aspetto; un falso complimento da manuale! Le fece un falso complimento dicendo che era robusta per la sua altezza.
left-leaning adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (beliefs: tending to socialism)  (politica)di sinistra
on the left advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the left-hand side)a sinistra, sulla sinistra
out in left field non avere idea di
out of left field   (inaspettato e fuori luogo)eccentrico agg
out of left field inopportuno e inatteso agg
right and left a destra e a sinistra
right and left da ogni parte
right and left in tutte le direzioni
slight left nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (curve to left)curva a sinistra nf
the Left la Sinistra nf
to the left advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (on or towards the left-hand side)a sinistra
 He was going to the left.
top left nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (upper left-hand part of [sth])parte alta a sinistra
top left advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in the upper left-hand area)in alto a sinistra
turn left viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go round a left-hand corner)girare a sinistra, svoltare a sinistra vi
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