pack your bags


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pack (one's) bags

To leave someplace (especially one's job) and not come back. (Often issued as a command.) 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!
See also: bag, pack

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.
See also: bag, pack

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.
See also: bag, pack