One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she looks like a leftover from Woodstock in her flowery dress’
residue, survivor, legacy, vestige, trace
2leftovers‘she saves leftovers in a plastic container’
leavings, uneaten food, remainder, unused supplies, scraps, remnants, remains, scourings, slops, crumbs, dregs
excess, surplus, overage
rejects, offcuts, tail ends, odds and ends, bits and bobs, oddments
excess, surplus, superfluous, extra, additional, unused, unwanted, spare, in reserve, excessive
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