English verb: pull up stakes
|1.||pull up stakes (social) remove oneself from an association with or participation in|
|Samples||She wants to leave.|
The teenager left home.
She left her position with the Red Cross.
He left the Senate after two terms.
After 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||drop out, leave office, quit, resign, step down|
|Verb group||go away, go forth, leave|