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walk out

phrasal verb with walk uk   /wɔːk/  us   /wɑːk/ verb

(LEAVE)

to leave an event such as a meeting or performance because you are angry or disapprove of something: All the parents walked out (of the meeting) in protest. to suddenly leave your husband, wife, or partner and end your relationship with them: He walked out on his wife and two kids.

(STOP WORK)

to stop working or leave your job because of a disagreement with your employer: Workers are threatening to walk out.
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