Meaning of LEFT in English

LEFT

I.

noun

1 side

ADJECTIVE

▪ extreme , far

My dad's in the front row, on the extreme ~ of the picture.

▪ bottom , top

VERB + LEFT

▪ turn to

If you turn to your ~ you will see the site of the fort.

PREPOSITION

▪ from the ~

The car came from the ~.

▪ on the/your ~

The bank is on the ~, just after the post office.

As you go in the door, you'll see it on your ~.

▪ on the ~ of

The icon is on the ~ of the screen.

▪ to the/your ~

He looked to the ~ and then crossed.

▪ to the ~ of

My office is just to the ~ of the main door.

PHRASES

▪ from ~ to right , from right to ~

Arabic script reads from right to ~.

2 the left political groups

ADJECTIVE

▪ extreme , far

PREPOSITION

▪ of the ~

In recent years the country has been ruled only by governments of the ~.

▪ on the ~

They're both on the extreme ~ of the party.

▪ to the ~

The party has moved further to the ~.

He is somewhat to the ~ of the previous leader.

II.

adj.

Left is used with these nouns: ↑ arm , ↑ arrow , ↑ brain , ↑ click , ↑ corner , ↑ ear , ↑ edge , ↑ elbow , ↑ eye , ↑ fist , ↑ flank , ↑ foot , ↑ fork , ↑ half , ↑ hand , ↑ jab , ↑ knee , ↑ lane , ↑ leg , ↑ margin , ↑ palm , ↑ side , ↑ sleeve , ↑ speaker , ↑ tackle , ↑ temple , ↑ turn , ↑ wing

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