pack (one's) bag(s)

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pack (one's) bag(s)

To leave some place or a position (especially one's job) and not come back. Often used as an imperative. They told me to pack my bags after they caught me sleeping at my desk. I've had enough of you, Dan. Pack your bags and get out of my house!
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pack your bags

COMMON If you pack your bags, you suddenly leave where you live or work, or stop being involved in something, usually because of a disagreement. After a huge row she packed her bags and never came back. If things go wrong and our conditions are not met, we will simply pack our bags and leave.
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pack your bag (or bags)

put your belongings in a bag or suitcase in preparation for your imminent departure.
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ˌpack your ˈbags

(informal) prepare to leave a place permanently, especially after a disagreement: He hadn’t paid any rent for three months so she told him to pack his bags.
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Matthew Walker, nine: "I pack my bag, get everything ready and put my books in.
Sophie Tierney, eight: "I pack my bag and then check I've got everything.
Asked if he believed his Black Cats could claw their way to safety, Allardyce, who has never been relegated, replied: "I wouldn't be here if I didn't think that, I might as well pack my bags now.
Asked if he still believed his side could claw their way to safety he said: "I wouldn't be here if I didn't think that, I might as well pack my bags now.