Crossword Genius

Quit when holiday's cancelled (5,3)


I believe the answer is:

leave off

'quit' is the definition.
(I know this)

'holiday's cancelled' is the wordplay.
'holiday' becomes 'leave' (I've seen this before).
'cancelled' becomes 'off' (similar in meaning).
'leave'+'off'='LEAVE OFF'

'when' is the link.

(Other definitions for leave off that I've seen before include "not eating or drinking" , "Cease, or shed garment" , "Give over!" .)

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