leave the room

leave the room

 
1. to go out of the room. DI had to leave the room to get drinks for everyone.
2. Euph. to leave to go to the toilet. I have to leave the room. I'll be back in a minute.
See also: leave, room
References in classic literature ?
Ten minutes after, he saw her leave the room again, and lock it twice.
And I shan't be easy if we don't handcuff him before we leave the room," returned the other.
She burst out crying, and ordered me to leave the room.
said Gania, suddenly, remarking that she had risen and was about to leave the room.
Under other circumstances I might have told her to leave the room.
The next half hour, at most, would decide the question of whether he would, or would not, get up from his bed, and leave the room.
Thus run she on for near half an hour upon herself, and her conquests, and her cruelty, till the arrival of my lord, who, after a most tedious visit, during which Mrs Western never once offered to leave the room, retired, not much more satisfied with the aunt than with the niece; for Sophia had brought her aunt into so excellent a temper, that she consented to almost everything her niece said; and agreed that a little distant behaviour might not be improper to so forward a lover.
If he had spoken boldly, persisted in questioning her, detained her when she rose to leave the room, made any kind of protest, instead of silently compromising himself, as he felt he had done, he would have been more at ease.
A stranger entered the Maypole while I was there, whom I had not seen--for I had sat apart for reasons of my own--and when I rose to leave the room and glanced round, he was in the shadow of the chimney and hidden from my sight.
The coach told reporters: "We had a team meeting today and I told the squad that if they are going to settle for bronze they should leave the room.
Last night Pat told The Chronicle she had to leave the room when Ministry of Defence lawyers began arguing their claim against her son.
He added that FT officials later allowed him to join the program, but shortly after E[currency]imE-ek started his speech, he was asked to leave the room.
One councillor was involved in a scuffle with other committee members when he was ordered to leave the room after repeatedly protesting about the decision.
Dr White also said he would not leave the room if he were treating a patient who had indicated he liked to inject propofol into himself, as Murray claims that Jackson had told him.
Addressing the citizens gathered in the room, Shockley said, "If you're offended by the name of Christ or Lord and Savior, you are welcome to leave the room.