let alone


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There were cats at the houses the master visited that must be let alone.
Will Maskery comes to church every Sunday afternoon, and does his wheelwright's business steadily in the weekdays, and as long as he does that he must be let alone.
If it had been let alone, this company might have given good service, but it was hobbled and fenced in by jealous regulations.
It was let alone by the Post Office; and better still, it had a Man, a business-builder of remarkable force and ability, named Henry Cedergren.
When the other young ones gathered around to tease, he joined with me in attacking them; and so viciously did we behave that before long I was let alone.
Everything turned out well, which was a mercy, Hannah said, "For my mind was that flustered, Mum, that it's a merrycle I didn't roast the pudding, and stuff the turkey with raisins, let alone bilin' of it in a cloth.
I should like to see him try it; I'd give him such a pair of black eyes that he wouldn't dare to show his face in the admiral's cabin again for a long while, let alone down in the orlop there, where he lives, and hereabouts on the upper decks where he sneaks so much.
Dog my cats if it ain't all I kin do to tell t' other fum which, let alone his pappy.
ISLAMABAD -- In a pointed reference to United States Vice President Mike Pence's warning to Pakistan during his visit to Kabul earlier this week, Chairman of the Senate Mian Raza Rabbani said on Sunday Pakistan being a sovereign state is not in the habit of taking notices from anyone, let alone US.
Of course, viewers would have thought how implausible it was that a man with such a hair-trigger disposition found his way into the police, let alone any firearms unit.
He regarded Hezbollah's veiled threat against Bahrain as a trespassing of what he termed as redlines let alone ongoing party's war by proxy in the conflicts of Syria, Yemen and Iraq as he said.
Mounting scandals, gaffes and outrages paint a picture of an upstart protest movement that tapped into public anger, yet is fundamentally incapable of emptying a council dustbin, let alone running a country.
Any suggestion we might go to the movies, let alone have a day trip to Llandudno, has been met with a look of horror from the 16-year-old.
London, Mar 9 ( ANI ): Former England one-day captain Paul Collingwood has admitted that he would not have had the necessary X-factor to get into Scotland's cricket team, let alone England's if he had been playing now.
I CAN'T sympathise with any retail outfit (or any other type of business) which has form when adopting a recruitment policy where unpaid staff work are on a "zero hours contract" - told to turn up when and where, being told what to do, how to do it, when to do it by supervisors - and expect the taxpayer to pick up the tab, but fail to pay salary, let alone tax and national insurance.