leave verb

VERB + LEAVE decide to | intend to, plan to, want to | be ready to We were all packed and ready to leave. | be about to, be going to Did you want something? I was just about to leave. | threaten to My secretary has threatened to leave. | attempt to, try to They were caught trying to leave the country. | refuse to | be compelled to, be forced to, be obliged to | ask sb to, order sb to They were being extremely rowdy and the manager had to ask them leave. | allow sb to, let sb I wanted to leave but they wouldn't let me. | enable sb to

PREP. for They left for Scotland this morning.