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 Leave in the Lurch (To).Leave some for Manners. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Leave out in the Cold (To).
 
To slight, to take little or no interest in a person; to pass by unnoticed. The allusion is to a person calling at a house with a friend and the friend not being asked to come in.   1
 


 Leave in the Lurch (To).Leave some for Manners. 

 
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