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PHRASAL VERBS V. FORMAL VOCAB (LEAVE OUT)

Hello everyone! I hope you are having a nice week.

Today we continue with our Phrasal Verb / Formal Vocabulary pairs by looking at the phrasal verb TO LEAVE OUT and the verb TO OMIT.  

Definition of TO LEAVE OUT: To NOT include something or someone. 

Example 1: I left the salt out of this recipe. Does it taste OK?

Example 2: When I told my parents about my trip to Bali, I left out some details about how dangerous it was to surf in the big waves!

Formal equivalent: TO OMIT.

Definition: To exclude something or someone.

Example 3: My boss asked me to omit some important details from my report about the office spending. I think he's hiding something. 

NOTE: the phrasal verb TO LEAVE OUT has other meanings. We are only looking at this one definition today.

That's all for today. As always, thank you for reading!