go home to mama

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go home to mama

To abandon some thing or pursuit and return to one's home and family of origin. I was ready to go home to mama almost as soon as I arrived at boot camp.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go home to mama

to give up something-such as a marriage-and return to one's mother's home. I've had it. I'm going home to mama. Mary left him and went home to mama.
See also: go, home, mama
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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