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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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These calculations do not even include the mammoth bail outs to the Eurozone via IMF contributions.
HIGH STREET banks are on the cusp of a second credit crunch that threatens to spark another wave of taxpayer bail outs, a think-tank claimed today.
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.