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This page is about the slang term ditch


to end a relationship with someone

For example

  • After living with Gary for three years, Helen ditched him when he refused her ultimatum to marry her "or else".

  • Our daughter's boyfriend has ditched her, and she says she can't go to school because it hurts too much to see him. What do you think we should do?

Quick Quiz

Kelly has ditched her boyfriend because he

a. gave her a beautiful gold necklace

b. was seen with another girl

c. said she looked amazing

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Contributor: Matt Errey