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he had to bail early. #1 (permalink) Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:22 am   he had to bail early.
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #799 "21st Century Slang (1)", question 1

I was looking forward to getting to know him better, but he had to ......... early. He had to work early the next day and left an hour after I arrived.

(a) pot
(b) slam
(c) bail
(d) shovel

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #799 "21st Century Slang (1)", answer 1

I was looking forward to getting to know him better, but he had to bail early. He had to work early the next day and left an hour after I arrived.

Correct answer: (c) bail
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please explain "he had to bail early "
i didn't get the meaning of "bail"in the sentence
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he had to bail early. #2 (permalink) Sat Nov 13, 2010 16:20 pm   he had to bail early.
 

Here, 'bail' = leave; stop working
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he had to bail early. #3 (permalink) Sat Nov 13, 2010 16:53 pm   he had to bail early.
 

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