Phrasal Verb: walk out

January 23, 2010 By Angela Boothroyd

If you walk out of a performance or a meeting, you leave before it has finished because you do not think it is very good, or because you are upset or angry.

Examples of use:
1. We went to see a film at the cinema last night, but we walked out half way through because the acting was so bad.

2. I walked out of the meeting because our manager was being totally unreasonable.

infinitive – walk out

present simple – walk out and walks out

-ing form – walking out

past simple – walked out

past participle – walked out

See also, storm out

Image of the Apollo Victoria Theatre, London, by Andy Roberts