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bow out

phrasal verb with bow  us   /bɑʊ/ verb [I/T]
to give up something, or to decide not to do something that you were considering doing: He said he was bowing out of the race for senator.
Translations of “bow out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辭職, 退出…
in Russian уйти со сцены…
in Turkish uzun bir süreden sonra bir eylemi/bir işi bırakmak, terketmek, mesleği sona ermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辞职, 退出…
in Polish wycofać się…
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