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Pull out


Exit. The phrase suggests one was a participant in a group or a project and now have left it with no further participation. Exiting may because one has lost faith in the original project or one can no longer provide any value.  Think of it as pulling out your arms from a dirty shirt.

“Suddenly, the U.S. pulled out of Vietnam in the middle of a war.”

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