leave much to be desired


leave much to be desired
оставля́ть жела́ть лу́чшего

The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • leave much to be desired — leave much (or a lot) to be desired be highly unsatisfactory * * * leave much to be desired (or leave a lot to be desired or leave a great deal to be desired) used to say that something is not very good at all or is not close to being good enough …   Useful english dictionary

  • leave much to be desired — ► leave much (or a lot) to be desired be highly unsatisfactory. Main Entry: ↑leave …   English terms dictionary

  • leave a much to be desired — leave a lot/much/to be desired phrase to be of a very low quality or standard I feel the quality of some of our policemen leaves a lot to be desired. Thesaurus: words used to describe standardssynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • leave much (or a lot) to be desired — be very unsatisfactory. → leave …   English new terms dictionary

  • leave — Ⅰ. leave [1] ► VERB (past and past part. left) 1) go away from. 2) cease living at, attending, or working for: he left home at 16. 3) allow or cause to remain; go away without taking. 4) (be left) remain to be used or dealt with: drink …   English terms dictionary

  • leave a lot to be desired — leave a lot/much/to be desired phrase to be of a very low quality or standard I feel the quality of some of our policemen leaves a lot to be desired. Thesaurus: words used to describe standardssynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • leave a lot to be desired — ► leave much (or a lot) to be desired be highly unsatisfactory. Main Entry: ↑leave …   English terms dictionary

  • leave — leave1 W1S1 [li:v] v past tense and past participle left [left] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go away)¦ 2¦(stop)¦ 3 leave somebody/something alone 4¦(let something/somebody stay)¦ 5¦(not change/move something)¦ 6¦(result of accident/illness/event)¦ 7 be left… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • leave — I UK [liːv] / US [lɪv] verb Word forms leave : present tense I/you/we/they leave he/she/it leaves present participle leaving past tense left UK [left] / US past participle left *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to go away from a place We left… …   English dictionary

  • leave — leave1 [ liv ] (past tense and past participle left [ left ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 go away from place ▸ 2 go away permanently ▸ 3 stop working for someone etc. ▸ 4 put something somewhere ▸ 5 make something that remains ▸ 6 make someone feel/think ▸ 7… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • leave — 1. v. & n. v. (past and past part. left) 1 a tr. go away from; cease to remain in or on (left him quite well an hour ago; leave the track; leave here). b intr. (often foll. by for) depart (we leave tomorrow; has just left for London). 2 tr. cause …   Useful english dictionary

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