One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Give up an activity or job.
resign from, leave, give up, drop, abandon, renounce, relinquishgive up, abstain from, drop, desist from, refrain from, steer clear of, give a wide berth to, reject, eschew, forswear, avoid, discontinueView synonyms
- ‘I think I'll pack the diet in for a while and just concentrate on the fitness side.’
- ‘He's packing the job in next month.’
- ‘Ive half a mind to pack the whole thing in.’
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