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left over

left o vr
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: still remaining, not having been consumed, used, or finished at an earlier time (used in the predicate only; not used before a noun).
We still have a lot of potato salad left over from the picnic.What will you do with the wood left over from your project?Some items we need to discuss today are left over from the previous meeting.We did most of the work last week but there are a few tasks left over.
definition 2: still existing from an earlier time (used in predicate only; not used before a noun).
My dad calls me "Zuzi" sometimes. It's a nickname left over from when I was a baby.He has emotional scars left over from his wartime experience.The attitudes of my grandparents are left over from decades ago.