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walk out

phrasal verb with walk uk   /wɔːk/ us   verb [I or T]
HR, WORKPLACE to refuse to continue working and leave your office, factory, etc. to show your employer that you are unhappy about something: Workers are threatening to walk out over pay.
walk out of sth
to leave a room, meeting, etc. to show that you are not happy about something: Several people walked out of the meeting.
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