jump ship

phrase

as in desert
to leave (a cause or party) often in order to take up another He jumped ship when he found out the non-profit's founder was keeping much of the funding for himself.

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“Jump ship.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jump%20ship. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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