Examples of walkout in a Sentence
Hundreds of workers staged a walkout to protest conditions in the factory.
after four weeks of the walkout, management gave in
Recent Examples of walkout from the Web
The walkouts, a grassroots effort from local members within the union, began May 31, including outside the company's Meridian Street location in Indianapolis.
Jordana Bornstein, another student who helped organize the walkout, will attend New York University in the fall.
Yet, controversially, and in a decision that inspired some Sundance walkouts, the film does feature scenes of Bill raping Jenny (a disclaimer informs us that an adult body double was used for these scenes).
Shortly thereafter, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a guidance that no student should be punished for participating in the walkout, and therefore Gabrielle and her friends were to receive no disciplinary action.
That followed a roughly $6,000 salary increase that Oklahoma teachers won by threatening a walkout (and later following through).
The end of the walkout, which shut down schools for hundreds of thousands of students, comes after a dramatic week in which lawmakers worked through the night while teachers kept vigil.
Students across New Orleans participated in Friday's walkout, which marked the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in Littleton, Colo., where two students shot dead 12 students and a teacher in 1999.
Administrators at many schools tacitly allowed the walkouts in March, opting not to punish participants.
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Examples of walk out in a Sentence
we simply walked out after waiting half an hour for someone to come and serve us
the salesclerks walked out upon learning of the second pay cut in six months
walk out Synonyms
bail, bail out, begone, bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose;
beat it, hit the road, pull stakes (or pull up stakes), take a hike (also take a walk), take a powder;
WALKOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of walkout for English Language Learners
: a strike by workers
: the act of leaving a meeting or organization as a way of showing disapproval
WALKOUT Defined for Kids
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