want out of

phrasal verb

wanted out of; wanting out of; wants out of
: to want to no longer be included in (something)
She wants out of the deal, but it's too late.

Examples of want out of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yellowstone, which is currently in the middle of its fifth season, was set to return in summer 2023, however, the show’s status is unclear after reports that Kevin Costner may want out of the Paramount hit. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 2 June 2024 Researchers learned that both men and women who identify as straight are quick to make assumptions about what the other actually want out of the dating app. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 15 May 2024 Nobody of a sound mind would want out of what Staley has created, where everybody plays a key role. Greg Cote, Miami Herald, 9 Apr. 2024 What Mexico wants out of negotiations to curb the flow of migrants to the U.S. Elizabeth Both, NBC News, 8 Jan. 2024 Well, how about two straight scoring titles, last season's MVP award, and now this marker for the steady level of greatness Udoka wanted out of his pupil — his 17th straight game with 30 points and 10 rebounds, the seventh-longest in NBA history. Dan Gelston, USA TODAY, 15 Jan. 2024 Long and short is that Netflix wanted out of their agreement with [Relativity]. Tatiana Siegel, Variety, 31 Jan. 2024 Moss wanted out of the band — which has been touring on and off in recent years — and a legal case reached its height at a difficult time for the singer. Simon Perry, Peoplemag, 11 Jan. 2024 The idea for The Sopranos began as a potential movie script, because Chase still wanted out of TV and into film. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 3 Jan. 2024

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“Want out of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/want%20out%20of. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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