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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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See Damage control trauma surgery.
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Speaking on Radio 4's Today Programme, Mr Brown said billions for the NHS had been announced prior to the budget and hospitals who failed to keep to budgets would not be bailed out.