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walk away from

Slang definitions & phrases for walk away from

walk away from

verb phrase

To turn one's back on; fail to respond to when needed: The offer promises motorists who switch to a Ford that they can walk away from the lease, no questions asked, after trying the car for six months (1960s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with walk away from
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Survive an accident with little injury, as in They were lucky to walk away from that collision. [ Second half of 1900s ]
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Refuse to deal with or become involved, abandon, as in No parent finds it easy to walk away from a child in trouble. [ Second half of 1900s ]
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Also see: walk over
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