check out (of a hotel)

When you stay at a hotel, you "check in" when you arrive. When you leave, you have to "check out". This means letting the hotel staff know that you're leaving, returning your room key, and paying for the room and any extra expenses.

The preposition that follows "check out" is "of":

A: Let's get going!

B: Hold on. I have to check out of the hotel first.

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