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give someone the boot

  1. (transitive, idiomatic, Britain, informal) To fire, sack, or eject someone.
    I am sorry for your husband and children, but I have to give you the boot.
    They said I couldn't do the job and gave me the boot. So, now I'm looking for work again.

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