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Abstain from further comment or action.‘if you are not sure of the answers, say so, and leave it at that’
- ‘Saying that the advanced user isn't their target audience and then leaving it at that does not seem to be the way business should be done.’
- ‘Pick the string, but instead of just leaving it at that, a split second later hit the string with your thumb.’
- ‘Confronting the colleague is better than doing nothing, but leaving it at that doesn't go far enough.’
- ‘The movie hints that there is more to him than first appears but frustratingly leaves it at that.’
- ‘‘I know,’ she replies, and leaves it at that, knowing she has to keep it together.’
- ‘The explorers suggested that the towers had to do with the movement of the moon, and left it at that.’
- ‘We left it at that as I arrived home and walked into my house still jittery from the adrenaline.’
- ‘You're obviously going to leave it at that as you fail to find any more solid arguments to my replies.’
- ‘For this reason, its much better to call it constant and leave it at that than call it not constant and leave it at that.’
- ‘Most of the time, the script simply brings the issue up and leaves it at that with the rest of the work and questioning to come from a healthy family discussion afterwards.’
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