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Has anyone help me to understand meaning of "Left off" for example in below sentence:

Where We Left Off and What’s Next

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Please post a full sentence. The above is not a full sentence. Perhaps you meant thefreedictionary.com/leave+off Also please visit ell.stackexchange.com –  mplungjan Sep 23 '13 at 9:58
    
@mplungjan Thanks, I've updated my question –  Sirwan Afifi Sep 23 '13 at 10:00
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It's not left of, but left off and means 'where we finished last time'.

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yes I was wrong, thanks –  Sirwan Afifi Sep 23 '13 at 10:04
    
so left off means finished last time Am I right? –  Sirwan Afifi Sep 23 '13 at 10:05
    
Yes. Affable Geek gives a fuller explanation. –  Barrie England Sep 23 '13 at 10:40
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Think of it as shorthand for "This is where we left and went off to do other things. When we return, we will pick up at this point. ". (And "pick it back up" is often used in conjunction with left off, as in "We'll pick back up where we left off tomorrow,")

In other words, it is a marker that indicates the point at which activity was paused, with the intent that activity will resume at that place later.

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Why the downvote? –  Affable Geek Sep 23 '13 at 14:58
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