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left

(Direction), adjective left hand, left-hand side, left side, leftward, near, on the other side, over there, port, portside

left

(Liberal), adjective communalistic, communistic, leftist leanings, liberal, progressive, radical, socialistic

left

(Remaining), adjective balance, continuing, extra, leftover, over, spare, staying, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: no child left behind, remainder
See also: abandoned, derelict
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The signing of the new law, Angara said, 'is now one less problem on the plate of left-handed students.
In some cultures, the use of the left hand is deemed to be very disrespectful and rather insulting to the person one is communicating with and stories are told of parents forcing their left-handed kids to become right-handed.
But, when it comes to urgent accident avoidance in countries that drive on the right, studies indicate that left-handed drivers are more likely to instinctively veer left into oncoming traffic than they are to swerve to the right (off the road) to relative safety.
Nirvana's Kurt Cobain once said: "I'm left-handed and it's not very easy to find reasonably priced, high quality lefthanded guitars."
According to the senator, studies have shown that a right-handed armchair does not offer left-handed students the same arm support that right-handed students enjoy, causing back, neck and shoulder pain to left-handed students.
"I'm left-handed and proud of it," I shouted in the office.
Afolabi strongly advised parents, teachers and school authorities who are fond of this habit to desist from it and rather encourage their left-handed children.
A Worcester-based alliance which has campaigned for more than 20 years and has involved - among others - MPs and Mark Stewart, who specialises in helping left-handed children improve their handwriting and offers training to teachers, has been left frustrated by a lack of progress in developing Government data and teacher training.
But there was one .30-caliber magnum I hadn't used, so about a dozen years ago another left-handed BDL became the basis for a .300 H&H.
When it comes to hand dominance, we tend to think in binary terms: right-handed or left-handed. A vast majority of people in the world are right-handed, naturally writing, eating, throwing and kicking with that side of their body, while only 10 percent or so of the population uses the left hand or foot for such activities.
It's officially Left Handers Day on August 13, so if you think left is right, these great gadgets will suit, writes POLLY WEEKS LEFT-HANDED KEYBOARD USB CORDED (PS39.95, from anythinglefthanded.co.uk) IF YOU'RE left-handed, you'll like this computer accessory.