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leave someone alone

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don’t disturb the person

Don’t bother me right now! Just leave me alone, please.

less is more

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when wearing fewer things is better in the end

You don’t need to wear so much make-up.  Less is more, and besides, you look beautiful the way you are.  

Let it be. (from a song by John Lennon of The Beatles)

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leave (whatever it is) alone

Conversation:

a lady:  Look at that couple over there kissing on the bench.  

a young man:  Yeah …Let it be. It's no big deal.

Let's do it!

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get started

Let’s do it!  It’s starting to get late.

life or death situation

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when a person could die if s/he doesn’t get immediate help

My son wasn’t breathing, so I called 911.  This was a serious life or death situation.

live and learn

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as life goes on, we learn through our mistakes

Conversation:

Margo:  I went over my budget when I bought that new outfit, and now I barely have enough money to pay the rent.  

Friend:  Well, live and learn, right?

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loop -- in the loop

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informed about what’s going on

Conversation:

Janet:  We’re planning all the details for our high school reunion.

Shirley:  Ok, great.  Keep me in the loop, please.

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loop -- out of the loop

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not being informed by others about what is going on

Conversation:

Octavio:  Remember that we have a meeting next week. 

Josh:  Thanks for telling me because I didn’t know.  I guess I’m out of the loop.

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lost & found

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a place where things are kept that were lost and then found

I hope my wallet was turned into the lost & found. There was money in it.

make a move

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when a boy tries to get to 2d base with a girl

You’d better make a move Jack, or she’s gonna think you don’t like her.