Let's bail

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"Let's bail." / "to bail"

Meaning: to leave a place or event because it is boring or you do not want to be there

Similar Expressions
  • Let's bail.
  • Let's leave.
  • Let's get out of here.
  • Let's take off.
  • Let's split.
When do we use it?

We use this slang expression when we want to leave a place because it is boring, not fun, or we want to go somewhere better.
  • This party is boring. Let's bail.
  • This party is fun, but I need to pick up my brother. I'm going to bail.
"Bail" does not fit in the second sentence. In the second sentence, it is better to just use the word "leave" or "go".

How do we use it?

We can use this slang expression with "Let's" or on its own as a verb.
  • Should we bail?
  • This is lame. Let's bail.
  • I'm bored. I'm going to bail.
Example English Conversations

A) This party isn't as fun as I thought it would be.
B) Do you want to bail?
A) Yes. Let's bail.

A) I told him I would stay and watch him play, but I'm getting tired. So, I'm going to bail.
B) I'm sure he will understand. It's late.
A) Are you going to stay?
B) Yes. I am going to stay.

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