leave it at that

leave it at that
not to discuss or argue further, avoid further and more bitter disappointment.

I'm not going to let you, so that's that. (W. S. Maugham)

"I'm sorry Mr. Braceweight, but as a matter of fact I'm thinking of getting married myself one of these days." "Oh," said Mr. Braceweight faintly. "Oh, well. That's that of course." (J. Wain)

"Nothing of the kind," he answered. "I can't avoid business relations, and that's all there is to it." (Th. Dreiser)

It's no use, Sister. I can't work miracles. Someone's got to die to make a bed available for Mrs. Smith and that's all there is to it. (D. Cusack)

I found nothing in my re-reading of Freud's works that cast any light on the subject I had in mind. I can only relate facts and leave it at that. (W. S. Maugham)

Charles stood up on his way to the door. "I said I liked it best, let's leave it at that." (J. Wain)


Idioms and examples. 2014.

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  • leave it at that — {v. phr.} To avoid further and more acrimonious disagreement; not argue or discuss any further. * /Our opinion on health care is obviously different, so let s just leave it at that./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • leave it at that — {v. phr.} To avoid further and more acrimonious disagreement; not argue or discuss any further. * /Our opinion on health care is obviously different, so let s just leave it at that./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • leave\ it\ at\ that — v. phr. To avoid further and more acrimonious disagreement; not argue or discuss any further. Our opinion on health care is obviously different, so let s just leave it at that …   Словарь американских идиом

  • leave it at that — to say or do no more about something. I ve simply decided to quit – let s leave it at that …   New idioms dictionary

  • leave it at that — to not do anything more about something You ve said you re sorry, so let s leave it at that …   English dictionary

  • Leave No Trace — is both a set of principles, and an organization that promotes those principles. The principles are designed to assist outdoor enthusiasts with their decisions about how to reduce their impacts when they hike, camp, picnic, snowshoe, run, bike,… …   Wikipedia

  • Leave Home — Album par The Ramones Sortie Janvier 1977 Enregistrement Record Plant Studios, New York, Septembre 1976 Durée 30min49s Genre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • leave — leave1 W1S1 [li:v] v past tense and past participle left [left] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go away)¦ 2¦(stop)¦ 3 leave somebody/something alone 4¦(let something/somebody stay)¦ 5¦(not change/move something)¦ 6¦(result of accident/illness/event)¦ 7 be left… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • leave — 1 /li:v/ verb past tense and past participle left LEAVE A PLACE, VEHICLE 1 LEAVE (I, T) to go away from a place or a person: What time did you leave the office? | They were so noisy that the manager asked them to leave. (+ for): They re leaving… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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