left over

See also: leftover and left-over



left over

  1. simple past tense and past participle of leave over


left over (not comparable)

  1. Remaining or in reserve; extra.
    I had some food left over after the party.

Usage notesEdit

  • Use left over after a verb, in a predicate phrase, as above. When directly before a noun, use leftover:
    I have some leftover clothes sitting around that you can have.

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