a parting gift


1. sth given when someone is leaving






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I received/was given a parting gift

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A parting gift can be a present given to someone who is leaving or a consolation prize given to a contestant who is not ultimately the winner. You might give a parting gift if you had been staying with someone in their home, or to someone leaving a company after working there for a long time. Parting gifts are given for different reasons all over the world. This is an informal expression.

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  1. When I left my last job, I was given a lovely parting gift from the staff.
  2. Mary had a party when she was leaving the country, and she received a lot of parting gifts from her friends and family.

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  1. The usual parting gift for someone going into retirement is a clock.
  2. I hope you will accept this voucher. We wanted to offer you a parting gift for all your hard work on this project.

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