bail on (one)

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bail on (one)

To leave or abandon one. Hey, thanks for bailing on me earlier—I was stuck talking to that guy for half an hour! Come on, I highly doubt that Angela would bail on you after one fight.
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bail on someone

in. to walk out on someone; to leave someone. She bailed on me after all we had been through together.
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(I've learned it's almost always a mistake to bail on somebody's life event wedding, birthday party, funeral on the grounds that your absence won't be noticed.) My own sin is that I have a genius for sloppily double booking myself and forgetting to write stuff down on the calendar.