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    Hello UsingEnglish.com,

    I been looking up for two words that I don't haven't listed in my books. The first one is back on. I heard a sentence like "Is your credit back on", first of all, what does it mean? and for what other examples can I used it?, can you give me an example?. The word is a reduction form of "Back on track" or "Back on your feet"

    The second word is left off, I heard sentences like "When we left off in the last class/relationship" and the same question, what does it mean?, for what other examples can I use it?, can you give me an example?.

    Thanks in advanced,
    Antonio.

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    Back on = restored
    Left off = finished

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    Can anyone help me out to make a sentence using the phrasal verb left off. I have one

    "Could you please tell me, where we left off" (I wanna add in this sentence, in the last class) How can I do that?

    I heard that this phrasal verb can be also used in a relationship, business or a proyect too, can you make a sentence of each one to get the whole picture?

    Thanks in advance,
    Antonio.

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    Could you please tell me where we left off at the end of the last class?

    I'm not sure about how you'd use this with a relationship, but with any work, you can stop at some stage and come back later:
    Because of the mergency we had to leave off finalising the financial details, etc.

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    Can I say following the same meaning "I'm so sorry that you left off" In this context left off means to finish or end, right?

    Thanks in advance,
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    You'd have to say 'left something off', and it would have to be something that wasn't finished, like when they leave off a story in the news because a really big story comes through.

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