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let alone

Definition of let alone in English:

Used to indicate that something is far less likely, possible, or suitable than something else already mentioned: he was incapable of leading a bowling team, let alone a country
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  • I don't want to share the same room with her and the hounds, let alone a mortgage.
  • Who on earth would be prepared, let alone equipped to take on such a challenge?
  • At the time he had no idea how to start a business, let alone find the financial backing to realise his dream.
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