pack (something) up

idiom

Definition of pack (something) up

1 : to gather (things) together and place them in a case, holder, etc. You should pack up your tools at the end of the day.
2 British, informal : to give up doing (something) She packed up her teaching job after five years.

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“Pack (something) up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pack%20%28something%29%20up. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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