Como dizer "deixar por isso mesmo" em inglês

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Deixar por isso mesmo; não passar disso; parar por aí; deixar assim/como está = To leave it at that

Exemplos:

I didn't want to pressure him to talk about it, so we left it at that.

We held our parting embrace a few moments longer than usual, and left it at that.

You could have just answered the question about the fescue grass and left it at that.

Perhaps the make-up team sprayed on a little fake tan and left it at that.

“I left it at that; I didn’t think it would go any further than that. They called back a couple of weeks later and ask me why Lee’s Summit…We set up a phone interview and I said: ‘You can’t ask for a better situation than what you’ve got here. The event is well-organized, we have a lot of teams, it’s very busy, there are people in the streets, there’s a festival going on; you’ve got this city street lined with street lights and banners and all the great things that goes along with small town America.’”

I told her that she wasn’t going to get anything in this world if she didn’t ask for things she wanted, and she ought to ask for something here. I left it at that, and went to move tables and chairs.

"They knew I was going to the gym but they thought I had a boyfriend there. I just left it at that. I didn't want them to know I was boxing," Gogarty said.

“He left it at that,” Sauve said Wednesday. “He thought they were animal bones.”

A spokesman from the company simply quipped that he had "never heard" of the programs in question, and left it at that.


Fontes:

http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/leave+it+at+that
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film ... eview.html
http://www.lsjournal.com/2013/06/07/100 ... s-big.html
http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/06/07/ ... e-in-zion/
http://www.theobserver.ca/2013/06/05/di ... int-edward
http://www.katc.com/news/a-world-champi ... o-the-top/
http://en.kioskea.net/news/23703-google ... sed-by-nsa
http://www.theobserver.ca/2013/06/05/di ... int-edward

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jorgeluiz 1 6 92
Depending on the subject and context we could say: drop the subject, let it go......