any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior
alone Idiom, Proverb
1．by oneself；independently自己；独立地 He has completed the task all alow．他独立完成了这项任务。 2．being the only one；without others独自地；孤零零地 The small cabin stands on the hillside all alone．那房子孤零零地座落在山坡上。 She sat in her room reading all alone．她独自坐在房里看书。
false statements, bull, bunk, hogwash Most of what the speaker said is a lot of baloney - untrue.
Better be alone than in bad company.
Be careful in the choice of the people you associate with.
go it alone
Idiom(s): go it alone
to do something by oneself. (Informal.) • Do you need help, or will you go it alone? • I think I need a little more experience before I go it alone.
leave (let) well enough alone
be satisfied with something that is good enough You should let well enough alone and be happy with your work schedule the way it is.
leave someone alone
leave someone alone Also, let someone alone. Refrain from disturbing or interfering with someone. For example, She'll manage very well if you just leave her alone, or Stop teasing the dog; let him alone. [c. 1400] Also see leave someone in peace; let alone; let be.
Leave well alone
If you leave something well alone, you keep a safe distance from it, either physically or metaphorically.
leave well enough alone
do nothing (because doing something would make things
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let well enough alone
Idiom(s): let well enough alone AND leave well enough alone
to leave things as they are (and not try to improve them). • There isn't much more you can accomplish here. Why don't you just let well enough alone? • This is as good as I can do. I'll stop and leave well enough alone.
let well enough alone|alone|leave well enough alon
v. phr. To be satisfied with what is good enough; not try to improve something because often that might cause more trouble. John wanted to make his kite go higher, but his father told him to let well enough alone because it was too windy.Ed polished up his car until his friends warned him to leave well enough alone.Ethel made a lot of changes in her test paper after she finished. She should have let well enough alone, because she made several new mistakes. Compare: LET RIDE.