make like a tree and leave

make like a tree and leave

humorous slang To depart or leave, especially at once or in a hurry. This carnival turned out to be really boring. Come on, let's make like a tree and leave! You know, you're starting to get on my nerves—why don't you make like a tree and leave!
See also: and, leave, like, make, tree
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

make like a tree and leave

Sl. to leave; to depart. (Jocular; a pun on the leaf of a tree.) I have to leave now. It's time to make like a tree and leave. Hey, Jane. Don't you have an appointment somewhere? Why don't you make like a tree and leave?
See also: and, leave, like, make, tree
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

make like a tree and leave

in. to leave; to depart. (A pun on the leaf of a tree.) Hey, Jane. Don’t you have an appointment somewhere? Why don’t you make like a tree and leave?
See also: and, leave, like, make, tree
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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