bail out on (one)

(redirected from bail out on them)

bail out on (one)

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

bail out on someone

in. to depart and leave someone behind; to abandon someone. Bob bailed out on me and left me to take all the blame.
See also: bail, on, out, someone
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They feel concerned that if they do something to displease, Mom or Dad might bail out on them. I've been challenging gay and lesbian people for years not to abdicate their adulthood by caving in to fears of abandonment by parents they no longer need to survive in life.