vote with one's feet
phrasal to express one's disapproval or dissatisfaction by leaving

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vote with one's feet — ► vote with one s feet informal indicate an opinion by being present or absent or by some other course of action. Main Entry: ↑vote …   English terms dictionary

  • vote with one's feet — phrasal : to express one s disapproval or dissatisfaction by leaving * * * vote with one s feet To indicate one s dissatisfaction with a situation or conditions by leaving • • • Main Entry: ↑vote * * * informal indicate an opinion by being… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vote with one's feet —    If you vote with your feet, your show your dislike or disapproval of something by leaving.     If the conference is boring, people will probably vote with their feet …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • vote with one’s feet — in. to show one’s displeasure by walking out. □ A lot of people are voting with their feet. Customers clearly don’t like our goods. □ When the audience votes with its feet, you know you don’t have a hit …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • vote with one's feet — verb To express ones preferences through ones actions, by voluntarily participating in or withdrawing from an activity, group, or process. But Khrushchevs economic plan for the East Germans means a new kind of dependence on their old Russian foes …   Wiktionary

  • Vote with one's feet — 1. express one s disapproval by leaving; 2. public exhibition of sympathy, opposition, etc., as a mass meeting, demonstration or march …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • vote with one's feet — Australian Slang 1. express one s disapproval by leaving; 2. public exhibition of sympathy, opposition, etc., as a mass meeting, demonstration or march …   English dialects glossary

  • vote with one's feet — express one s disapprobation by leaving; public display of sympathy or opposition carried out as a mass demonstration or march …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vote with one's feet — informal indicate an opinion by being present or absent. → vote …   English new terms dictionary

  • vote — ► NOUN 1) a formal indication of a choice between two or more candidates or courses of action. 2) (the vote) the right to participate in an election. 3) (the vote) a particular body of electors or the votes cast by them: the green vote. ► VERB 1) …   English terms dictionary

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