take one's leave
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take one's leave (third-person singular simple present takes one's leave, present participle taking one's leave, simple past took one's leave, past participle taken one's leave)
- (idiomatic) To depart.
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), London: […] Robert Barker, […], →OCLC, Acts 18:18:
- And Paul after this tarried there yet a good while, and then took his leave of the brethren.
- say goodbye
depart — see depart