walk out on
phrasal to leave in the lurch ; abandon, desert

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • walk out on — (someone/something) to suddenly end your relationship with someone or something. She walked out on her husband and two children after 12 years of marriage. Why would anyone walk out on a seven year contract that includes a share of the profits? …   New idioms dictionary

  • walk out on — phr verb Walk out on is used with these nouns as the object: ↑husband …   Collocations dictionary

  • walk out on — did you hear that Sierra walked out on Curt? Syn: desert, abandon, leave, betray, throw over, jilt, run out on; informal dump, ditch …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • walk out on — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. desert, leave, walk off from; see abandon 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. leave, turn one s back on, abandon, *leave high and dry, leave in the lurch, *dump, reject, jilt, depart, strike …   English dictionary for students

  • walk out on — verb to abandon or desert someone, especially a spouse …   Wiktionary

  • walk out on — desert, abandon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • walk out on someone — walk out on (someone/something) to suddenly end your relationship with someone or something. She walked out on her husband and two children after 12 years of marriage. Why would anyone walk out on a seven year contract that includes a share of… …   New idioms dictionary

  • walk out on something — walk out on (someone/something) to suddenly end your relationship with someone or something. She walked out on her husband and two children after 12 years of marriage. Why would anyone walk out on a seven year contract that includes a share of… …   New idioms dictionary

  • walk out on sth — UK US walk out on sth Phrasal Verb with walk({{}}/wɔːk/ verb [I or T] ► if someone walks out on a job, etc., they leave before finishing it because they are not happy about something: »Workers who walked out on the job could be sacked for breach… …   Financial and business terms

  • walk out — v. (D; intr.) to walk out on ( to leave ) (she walked out on her husband) …   Combinatory dictionary

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