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    #1

    "I left it home". Is it correct?

    Complying with the pertinent grammar rules, the correct expression to the phrase input on the title bar would be: "I left it at home". Now, is the alternative "slang" expression "I left it home" correct?

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    #2

    Re: "I left it home". Is it correct?

    The second is correct, I don't consider it slang, though it might be considered informal.

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    #3

    Re: "I left it home". Is it correct?

    'I left it home' would be considered incorrect in BE.

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    Re: "I left it home". Is it correct?

    Yes indeed. I thought that if it was going to be correct, it would be informal.

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    #5

    Re: "I left it home". Is it correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    'I left it home' would be considered incorrect in BE.
    So, it would be incorrect only in BE, but not in US English then.

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    #6

    Re: "I left it home". Is it correct?

    I Googked the two phrases.

    "I left it home" produced 2 million hits.
    "I left it at home" produced 1.5 million hits.

    Both are common in AmE.

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    #7

    Re: "I left it home". Is it correct?

    Perfect. Thanks for your help.

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