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jack in

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(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) (tr, adverb) slang to abandon or leave (an attempt or enterprise)
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jack in

verb (Informal) give up, resign from, quit, stop, kick (informal), abandon, cease, hand over, surrender, cut out, relinquish, renounce, leave off, say goodbye to, cede, step down from (informal), desist, kiss (something) goodbye, forswear After she jacked in the teaching, Jane got a job with a shipping line.
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w>jack in

vt sep (Brit inf) university, job etcstecken (sl), → aufgeben; jack it in! (= stop it)hör auf damit!, stecks (sl)
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