resign from

resign from (something)

To officially remove oneself from a job or position of responsibility or authority. The chief resigned from the police force following allegations of departmental corruption. I'll be resigning from the board of directors next month.
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resign from something

to make a written statement that removes one from an office or position of employment. Andy resigned from the fraternity. I will not resign from my job. You will have to fire me.
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Facing a crisis, the Congress made all its 21 ministers resign from the government so that it can the pave for a reshuffle of the Cabinet in which the dissidents, who have resigned, could be accommodated.
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Speaking to reporters in Putrajaya, Loke said that Isa tendered his resignation two days ago following Loke's own previous ultimatum for Isa to resign from his post within a week.
"Chebukati, Molu and Guliye MUST resign from IEBC within the next seven days or we form a tribunal to investigate them [sic]," the Elgeyo Marakwet Senator said in a tweet on Monday.
According to the Public Official Election Law, public officials wishing to run in the local elections must resign from their current posts at least 90 days prior to the polling day.
He said SLFP ministers, who are facing allegations should also resign from their portfolios to ensure good governance.
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ISLAMABAD -- In a surpising turn of events, Sheikh Rasheed backed away after announcing to resign from his seat in the National Assembly, lower house.
According to media reports, under the directives of Peer Hameed u Deen Siyalvi, three members Punjab Assembly Nizam u Deen Siyalvi, Maulana Rehmat Ullah and Muhammad Khan Baloch who had announced to resign from membership of Punjab Assembly, during Khatam e Nabuwat rally in Faisalabad have formally resigned from their seats in provincial assembly.
Following the alliance, Abidi had announced on the social networking site to quit the party as well as resign from parliament.
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano posed a challenge on Friday to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV: Let's resign from the Senate together.
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JAWAHARLAL Nehru University Students' Union ( JNUSU) president and joint secretary have received flak from all quarters after they said that they will resign from their posts if a sexual harassment complaint against them by a female student is taken up by the University's gender sensitisation committee.