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    Default Leave someone by?

    Hi!
    I have a question about a song text:
    "Cos I left you by"
    The expression should therefor be "leave someone by" but I don't know is that exists. It's a swedish songwriter and I understand what it means, but don't know if it is because I know swedish. It would then mean: "to leave someone and let that person just be in your past, to leaves someone and carry on with one's life without thinking of the person one has left"

    Is this a possible expression in english?

    all the best!
    Marcus

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    Default Re: Leave someone by?

    I think it's Swedlish.

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