HyperDic: let_alone

English > 2 senses of the expression let alone:
ADVERBalllet alone, not to mentionmuch less
VERBchangelet alone, leave, leave alone, leave behindleave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking
English > let alone: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningMuch less.
Example"she can't boil potatoes, let alone cook a meal"
Synonymnot to mention
English > let alone: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningLeave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsleave, leave alone, leave behind
NarrowerletLeave unchanged
Broaderrefrain, forbearResist doing something
Similar toleaveHave left or have as a remainder
Spanishdejar
Catalandeixar

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