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English verb: walk out

1. walk out (social) stop work in order to press demands


SamplesThe auto workers are striking for higher wages.
The employees walked out when their demand for better benefits was not met.


Synonymsstrike


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)dissent, protest, resist

2. walk out (motion) leave abruptly, often in protest or anger


SamplesThe customer that was not served walked out.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go away, go forth, leave

3. walk out (cognition) leave suddenly, often as an expression of disapproval


SamplesShe walked out on her husband and children.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)abandon, desert, desolate, forsake









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