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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

(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.
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The Lingunan Exit in Valenzuela City is a private-public partnership project aimed to decongest traffic within the vicinity.
Experience: While only 38 per cent of the deals have been disclosed, there are key insights that come from the research that are of interest: the pre-dominant exit valuation was in the $10 million to $20 million mark accounting for 35 per cent of the startups; in aggregate 62 per cent of the disclosed deals were M&A activity for less than $50 million; only 26 per cent of the startups that exited have disclosed previous funding; Souq is noted to have had the highest previous startup funding of $425 million; and several VCs in the MENA region have noted exits of startups in their portfolio including MVI, Jabbar Internet Group, Middle East Venture Partners, and BECO Capital.
Every interchange on highways like Shaikh Zayed Road, Mohammad Bin Zayed Road or Dubai-Al Ain Road, is assigned an exit number, which not only helps motorists find their way but also helps them locate their position on the road during emergencies.
I believe level 1 should have signs directing the exit to Queen Street South taking you up to level 2 and exit normally.
Between the New York State border and Exit 18 for Allston and Cambridge, there will be 13 gantries, with four others in tunnels and bridges in Boston.
In Chapter 2, Leonetti goes into great detail about how setting clear and well-defined exit goals is a mandatory starting point for any business owner.
The number of Big Exits and dollar volume, however, are not the only aspects of venture-backed M&A activity that rose last year.
An unexpected exit may be triggered by a biological event, what we have coined "The Biology of Exit Planning," including death, illness, disability, even becoming too old to effectively run the business.
Interestingly, creditor exits, which peaked in 2009, saw a marked reduction in line with the relatively improved economic backdrop over the period.
In the study, physicists timed a crowd of 50 women as they exited as fast as possible through a door, and then repeated the experiment with a 20-centimetre-wide pillar placed 65 centimetres in front of the exit to the left-hand side.
In this study, we use Centrelink payments administration records on DSP recipients to provide a comprehensive picture of DSP exits, with particular emphasis on exits due to take up of employment.
The amount of emergency exits has not been altered.
The emergence over the past five years of exit planning as a defined, disciplined process has begun to show business owners how they can control their exits.
The bees still managed to match patterns even when researchers marked the partitions and exits with patterns not seen in training.
The stranger to the facility will have no idea where the current exits are located, but by looking around in the unfamiliar location, the person should be able to find the exits.