Idiom:  pack one’s bags


Idiom:  pack one’s bags

  • to permanently leave or go away from a place

Example sentences

— If your roommates never clean up, eat all your food and make a lot of noise, maybe it would be better if you packed your bags.

— When I was 15 years old, I threatened to run away and I was shocked when my parents told me to go ahead and pack my bags

— I told my husband to pack his bags when I discovered he been having an affair with someone at the office.

— If your husband ever hits you again pack your bags and run to a shelter.

— My boyfriend and I got into a huge fight and finally I just decided to pack my bags.

— In my rush to pack my bags, I forgot to take some of my clothes and my laptop and now my old roommate won’t let me back in the apartment.

— Let’s pack our bags. We’re not wanted here!

— I'm so depressed just thinking about having to pack our bags and move.

— We were scared we would get stuck in China so we didn't even pack our bags. We just drove to the airport to get a flight out.


  • walk out on / run out on (someone)
  • kiss (someone / something) goodbye
  • take a walk

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