Chuck-in Definition


(idiomatic) To give up, to quit.

1995, Miranda Lee - Marriage in JeopardyBlake shocked everyone by chucking in his job, selling his flat and returning home to take up the flagging reins of the family company.
28 May 2000, St. Petersburg Times - The good and the bad of Spanish travel writing Series: BOOKSRather he gives a convincing impression of someone who wants to chuck in his old life in England and build a new life, not just a summer villa,
2009, Adam Shand - The skull: informers, hit men and Australia's toughest copSo in February 1987, when a colleague suggested it was time to chuck it in, Murphy agreed without emotion. Members who had reached the age of fifty-five or had thirty years of service could now take an early retirement.

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