left Idioms & Phrases
Left bank of a river
- that which is on the left hand of a person whose face is turned downstream.
- . See under 2d
- the members whose sympathies are, in the main, with the members of the Left, but who do not favor extreme courses, and on occasions vote with the government. They sit between the Center and the extreme Left.
Over the left shoulder, ∨ Over the left
- an old but still current colloquialism, or slang expression, used as an aside to indicate insincerity, negation, or disbelief;
as, he said it, and it is true,. over the left