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walk off

to walk away; to leave on foot abruptly. She didn't even say good-bye. She just walked off. He walked off and never looked back.
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walk off

v.
1. To leave abruptly by walking: My friend got angry and walked off in the middle of our conversation.
2. To reduce or eliminate some pain or stiffness by walking: I pulled my leg muscle a little bit, but I walked it off. The athlete walked off the muscle cramp before the game.
3. To lose some amount of weight by walking: She walked off ten pounds. He walked five pounds off.
4. To shed the weight gained by consuming something: You'll have to walk off all that chocolate cake. If I eat this doughnut, I'll walk it off this afternoon.
5. walk off with To win some prize or award easily or unexpectedly: My student walked off with first prize.
6. walk off with To steal something: Someone walked off with my wallet.
See also: off, walk

walk off

/away with
1. To win easily or unexpectedly.
2. To steal.
See also: off, walk
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Earlier, shadow foreign secretary Douglas Alexander said players have the right to walk off the pitch.
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As a player, if you see that the officials aren't handling the situation, then you are well within your rights to walk off the pitch in my opinion," The Daily Star quoted Carlisle, as saying.
A player cannot arbitrarily decide he is receiving racial abuse and walk off.
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It is going to get to a time when players just walk off.
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