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take a long walk on a short pier

Go away and leave me alone! What you are doing or saying is really irritating! (A less common variant on the phrase "take a walk off a short pier.") Jenny: "The experiment might work better if you actually knew what you were supposed to be mixing together." Steve: "You know what, Jenny? Why don't you take a long walk on a short pier?"
See also: long, on, pier, short, take, walk

take a long walk off a short pier

Go away and leave me alone. What you are doing or saying is really irritating. I'm really tired of your constant criticisms. Why don't you take a long walk off a short pier?
See also: long, off, pier, short, take, walk

Take a long walk off a short pier.

 and Go play in the traffic.
Inf. Get out of here!; Go do something that will get you permanently out of here! Get out of here! Take a long walk off a short pier! You bother me. Go play in the traffic.
See also: long, off, pier, short, take, walk
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Pictures in The Gazette's archives date as far back as the Victorian times when bathing machines were next to the pier.
e Victorian piers, which were constructed using cast iron piles, steel frames and wooden deck-deck ing, all boast amusement arcades and rides and generate a collective income of around PS1.
Pier 6 326% x 10" = 3260 sq ft +/- plus finger piers
Built in 1874, the privately-owned pier was limited to 658ft, the maximum length allowed so that it would not interfere with the deep water channel into Cardiff Docks.
A SEASIDE town's historic pier was left a smouldering wreck last night after being engulfed in flames.
Built in 1894, Penarth's jetty is one of only two surviving pleasure piers in South Wales - with Mumbles the other.
Potential volunteers will also be shown some of the old pier remains at low tide.
Wael Jarous, Vice President of PIERS said, "The formation of this partnership between PIERS and ARC speaks volume to our commitment to helping support the efforts of individual states as they strive to reach the goal set forth by the National Export Initiative.
Mrs Arkley said: "The refurbishment of the piers was completed on time, despite challenging weather conditions and working around the tidal cycle.
On Florida's West Coast piers, anglers can also plan their king trips reliably.
The waves which crash against Tynemouth Pier, sending columns of water towering, are a favourite of photographers and onlookers.
THE pier at Southend-on-Sea was extended in stages until it reached its full 1.
Piers have always been subject to destruction by fire, fierce seas or ships hitting them and it's not always the case that these iconic landmarks are replaced.
In fact, it fostered in that teenager the same kind of lifelong fascination and affection that some 20 years later would prompt the advocate-supreme for Victoriana, Sir John Betjeman, to found the estimable National Piers Society to promote the preservation and enjoyment of seaside piers.
The developers of Northside Piers have announced that they have secured a loan of $157 million for the development of the waterfront community's second tower, Two Northside Piers.