pack in (2)INFORMAL
Meaning: If you pack something in, you stop doing it.Synonym: quit
- pack sth in It's going to rain, so let's pack it in and finish the job in the morning.
- pack in sth After working for a month as a builder, James packed in the job and went to China to teach English.
Variety: This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
After working in his job for thirty years, Tony packed it in and
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Contributor: Matt Errey