leave the room

leave the room

To excuse oneself from present company, typically temporarily. Kids, would you leave the room for a moment? I need to speak with your mother. She checked her phone and then suddenly left the room.
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leave the room

 
1. to go out of the room. DI had to leave the room to get drinks for everyone.
2. Euph. to leave to go to the toilet. I have to leave the room. I'll be back in a minute.
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References in classic literature ?
Ten minutes after, he saw her leave the room again, and lock it twice.
"Leave the room, Sirrah!" he said, as loud as he dared.
As Agnes rose to leave the room, accompanied by the eldest girl, she observed with surprise that Henry's manner suddenly changed.
"And I shan't be easy if we don't handcuff him before we leave the room," returned the other.
Use those words again, and I will leave the room this moment."
it an attention due to his guest not to leave the room first.
But seeing that Nastasia Philipovna was really about to leave the room this time, he sprang at Varia and seized her by the arm like a madman.
Have your phone on vibrate and leave the room to take the call b Keep your phone on the table but leave the room to take the call c Keep your phone on, placed on the dining table and take the call
The foreman then left the room and the victim told the accused, who was on a visit visa, to pack up and leave the room as he was not on a resident visa.
As she was about to leave the room, the Jordanian snatched her purse, taken the money from it and then locked himself up in the bathroom.
NAB's prosecutor Sardar Muzafar Abbasi replied that the defence wanted the IO to give a statement of its choice and the IO wouldn't leave the room.
We were having a medium/high argument about the use of aircons for #pochola, when I saw the conversation was leading to high levels of intensity, I decided to leave the room and focus on our son, #patato,' wrote Bolzico in post he shared via Instagram last Tuesday, July 31.
He said that during employees' prayer break he used to go to the finance section at the department pretending to clean the tables and would open the employees' wallets, which were left on their office tables or inside drawers, and steal money before leave the room. He also confessed that he would take the charity box outside the office room and take the money out of it and return it to its place.
Bank of Cyprus' former financial director Christis Hadjimitsis told the court on Tuesday that he was asked to leave the room when he suggested that the board discuss whether a 'profit warning' should be issued in June 2012.
Last night Pat told The Chronicle she had to leave the room when Ministry of Defence lawyers began arguing their claim against her son.