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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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"I have received letters from Surendra Singh Nagar, Sanjay Seth, representing the State of Uttar Pradesh, and from Bhubaneswar Kalita, representing the State of Assam, resigning from their respective seats in the Rajya Sabha.
Resigning from a job on account of financial considerations cannot be faulted without examining the context.
On September 6, Dr Asim Ijaz Khwaja had announced resigning from the EAC.
ISLAMABAD -- Awami Muslim League (AML) chairman Sheikh Rashid Ahmad Wednesday decided to withdraw his decision for resigning from National Assembly (NA) seat.
Fallon added that I am resigning from my positions and will continue to serve as a member of parliament.
Harold Wilson himself first became Prime Minister, in 1964, 13 years after resigning from Attlee's cabinet.
The coalition government, which has been shaky since it came into being last year, is facing a serious crisis now with 16 MLAs - 13 of the Congress and three of the JD(S) - resigning from their Assembly membership.
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 8 (ANI): Trouble for the coalition government in Karnataka deepened on Monday with two ministers, who are independent MLAs, resigning from the ministry and withdrawing support to the Kumaraswamy government even as all the Congress and JD(S) ministers resigned in a bid to woo dissidents back with the carrot of ministership.
Shankar, in a terse letter addressed to the Chief Minister, said that he was resigning from the Council of Ministers.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Dec 22 (ANI): Settling the dust over her resignation from the party, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Alka Lamba on Saturday said that she is not resigning from the party.
New Delhi (India), Dec 22 ( ANI ): Settling the dust over her resignation from the party, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Alka Lamba on Saturday said that she is not resigning from the party.
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 25 (ANI): In a major jolt to Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy on Monday announced he would be resigning from Rajya Sabha and from the primary membership of the party after Durga Puja.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 25 ( ANI ): In a major jolt to Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy on Monday announced he would be resigning from Rajya Sabha and from the primary membership of the party after Durga Puja.