left

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left is part of the Basic English 850.
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left is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
left

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
left

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

It is to the left of the box
  1. One of the two directions, the opposite of right. This arrow is pointing left: ←
    Turn left at the next corner.
  2. Remaining, still there.
    Three apples are left.


Noun[change]

Singular
left

Plural
lefts

  1. (uncountable) The left side.
    The shop is on your left.
  2. (countable) A left turn.
    Take two lefts and a right and then you'll be there.

Verb[change]

Plain form
leave

Third-person singular
leaves

Past tense
left

Past participle
left

Present participle
leaving

  1. The past tense and past participle of leave.


Directions (edit)

north - east - south - west

up - down | forward - backward | left - right