walk the plank
Be forced to resign, as in We were sure that Ted hadn't left of his own accord; he'd walked the plank. This metaphoric idiom alludes to a form of execution used in the 17th century, mainly by pirates, whereby a victim was forced to walk off the end of a board placed on the edge of the ship's deck and so drown. [Second half of 1800s]
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“They know there are drug spots,” said Wanda Williams, who was out for a walk with her son.
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
I could see only the stretch of green before me, and I felt as if I must walk on forever, without coming to the end of it.
He used to walk through the park, and note with pleasure the care that his father bestowed on the gigantic property.