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  • v. To leave abruptly.


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  • I knew better than to reveal that it was a Christmas present from my “Aunt Ruth,” Ruth Tryon, press attaché at the American legation, pronounced persona non grata and given twenty-four hours to pack up and leave Hungary shortly after presenting me with the magic monkey.

    Enemies of the People

  • I argued that Clinton was probably going to win anyway, that we shouldn’t stand in Donilon’s way, and that we couldn’t: he could just pick up and leave if he had to.

    No Excuses

  • When we dig him up and leave him on the Sha Tin Road with the note on his fornicating chest …. "

    Noble House

  • There might've been a third way it could come out: Alvin might just up and leave Ta-Kumsaw.

    He Don't Know Him


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