to leave, depart

Etymology:

  • A pun on leave and leaf.
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Fonzi was talking in earnest to Richie about his problem when Potsie came up to him to tell The Fonz that a girl was waiting for him over by the bathroom. The Fonz told Potsie, "Can't you see I'm talking here? Now make like a tree and leave"

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Modified by TriplePurple on March 13, 2024

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hacer como un árbol y salir

faire comme un arbre et partir

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