chuck it in

chuck it in

Inf. to quit; to give up. (Fixed order.) I was so depressed, I almost chucked it in. If I didn't have to keep the job to pay my bills, I'd have chucked it in long ago.
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chuck it in

tv. to quit; to give up. (see also throw in the towel.) If I didn’t have to keep the job to live, I’d have chucked it in long ago.
See also: chuck
References in classic literature ?
How can you chuck it in like that or shove it under the cord where it'll get rubbed?