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bail out

A popular term borrowed from aviation (e.g., a crew parachuting out of a striken aircraft) referring to any situation in which an operator or interventionist drops out or quits unexpectedly.
 
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Anti-austerity protests erupted across Europe yesterday - Greek doctors and railway employees walked out, Spanish workers shut down trains and buses, and one man even blocked the Irish parliament with a cement truck to decry the country's enormous bank bail outs.
6% of GDP, although this does not yet include the impact of RBS and Lloyds bail outs.
But it's the more playful, fun-filled knockabout approach of MPL Sound that serves up primetime Prince, even taking on the Wall Steet bail outs on the excellent Ol' Skool Company.