give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat;
"In the second round, the challenger gave up"
withdraw from established society, especially because of disillusion with conventional values;
"She hasn't heard from her brother in years--he dropped out after moving to California"
leave school or an educational program prematurely;
"Many students drop out because they are not prepared for our challenging program"
- Several students have been flunked out.
- She dropped out of school to become a waitress.
- drop out 退出
- throw in the towel 认输
- throw in 扔进
- give up 放弃
- drop by the wayside 半途而废, 堕落下去...
- quit 停止
- chuck up the sponge 承认失败, 认输...
- fall by the wayside 半途而废
- enter 进入