pack it in
Meaning: to stop what you're doing, to quit
- The rain's not going to stop, so let's pack it in. We can finish the job tomorrow.
- Our restaurant isn't doing too well, so we might have to pack it in and try another type of business instead.
Steve was trying to break the world land-speed record, but he decided to pack it in because he knew he
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Contributor: Matt Errey