clear (one's) desk(redirected from clear one's desk)
clear (one's) desk
To remove everything from one's desk. This phrase can be used both in schools (as an instruction before a test) and in workplaces (as an instruction to one who has been fired). All right, everyone, we're going to start the spelling test, so clear your desks. That underperforming employee was asked to clear his desk and leave the building.
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clear your deskleave your job, especially having been dismissed.
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