vote with feet
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vote with one's feet
Fig. to express one's dissatisfaction with something by leaving, especially by walking away. I think that the play is a total flop. Most of the audience voted with its feet during the second act. I am prepared to vote with my feet if the meeting appears to be a waste of time.
vote with your feet
to show that you do not support something, especially an organization or a product, by not using or not buying it any more Parents are voting with their feet and moving their children to schools where there is better discipline.
vote with (one's) feetInformal
To indicate a preference or an opinion by leaving or entering a particular locale: "If older cities are allowed to decay and contract, can citizens who vote with their feet ... hope to find better conditions anywhere else?" (Melinda Beck).