take\ one's\ leave


take\ one's\ leave
• take one's leave
• take leave of
v. phr. formal
To say good-bye and leave.

He stayed on after most of the guests had taken their leave.

The messenger bowed and took leave of the queen.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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