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exit stage left

1. noun A timely and inconspicuous exit or departure, done so as not to make a scene or attract attention to oneself. An allusion to stage directions in theater, indicating when (and where) an actor should leave the stage from a scene. When the rally was interrupted by protesters, the senatorial candidate made a quick exit stage left to avoid undue media attention.
2. verb To leave in a timely and inconspicuous manner, so as not to make a scene or attract attention to oneself. (Sometimes used as an imperative.) The CEO decided to exit stage left from the company before his embezzlements became too noticeable. I suggest you exit stage left before I lose my temper.
See also: exit, left, stage

exit stage right

An allusion to stage directions in theater, indicating when (and where) an actor should leave the stage from a scene.
1. noun A timely and inconspicuous exit or departure, done so as not to make a scene or attract attention to oneself. When the rally was interrupted by protesters, the senatorial candidate made a quick exit stage right to avoid undue media attention.
2. verb To leave in such a manner. Sometimes used as an imperative or exclamation. The CEO decided to exit stage right from the company before his embezzlements became too noticeable. I suggest you exit stage right before I lose my temper.
See also: exit, right, stage
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exit

(from something) (to something) to go out of something or some place to another. The children exited from the school to the parking lot when the fire alarm rang. We exited to the main street from the parking lot.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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