turn in (one's) badge

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turn in (one's) badge

To stop working. I can't believe it's time to turn in my badge already—this internship just flew by! My father recently turned in his badge after 30 years at the same job.
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This permitted attendees to quickly pick up a badge holder and turn in their badge stub to verify that they had attended the show.
Chief Legislative Analyst Ron Deaton said he thinks additional commissioners will be forced to turn in their badges once the City Council considers that their jobs do not require them.