say goodbye to (something)

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say goodbye to (something)

To lose or end something, especially suddenly; to be forced to accept such a loss or end. You were caught drinking on school property? Well, you can say goodbye to your brand new car, mister! After the final horse lost its race, I said goodbye to all the money I'd won that day at the track. You do realize that you'll be saying goodbye to all the benefits the company has to offer if you decide to work as a freelancer?
See also: goodbye, say
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That means many of those who have lost loved ones will not even have the chance to say goodbye at the graveside.
Colourful tribute: Staff and pupils from Sandcastle Nursery releasing balloons to say goodbye to Luca Atzori.
Before We Say Goodbye is a special and heartfelt achievement not to be missed.
Ella, of Tetney, Lincs, said: "I didn't want to be around the hospital because it scared me but I regret that now because I never got to say goodbye.
That day I called my ex-roommate to say goodbye as I was going on holiday.
ROBERT PATTINSON is preparing to say goodbye to the role that made his name - Edward Cullen in the Twilight saga.
13, 2011, SPA -- Saudi Arabia&'s national team was the first to say goodbye to the Asia 15th Soccer finals in Qatar after its loss to Jordan 0 - 1 today at Al-Rayan Stadium in the Qatari capital of Doha within the second round of Group B, its second consecutive.
we went on to have four, Ruby and Kelly and Emma our pup, If there was an award for loving dogs, Mum, you'd win the cup, You loved Woolacombe and Florida, The sand and the sea, And the mountains and snow, In Austria, Zell am Zee, You liked karaoke, And making a big shepherd's pie, And swimming and jigsaws, You were fun and yet shy, And I guess you were at that funny age, You quite liked those famous guys on stage, Clooney and Buble and of course Will Young, I will remember you singing along, You took such great photos, You really had flair, Oh and don't worry Mum, I won't let Dad cut my hair, Let's not say goodbye, Let's not be sad, It will always be us three, You, me and Dad.
It's wonderful that the films are successful but every new person who sees the movie is one less person I can be Borat or Bruno with again, so finishing a movie means having to say goodbye.
Summary: Thousands of well-wishers have taken to the streets to say goodbye to tragic reality television star Jade Goody.
Some don't want to say goodbye at the cemetery, says Veit Brimer, chairman of Swiss-based Algordanza, which means remembrance.
2m drugs bust, as they say goodbye to their children.
Soon you may be able to say goodbye to the mist that covers eyeglasses when it's warm and steamy.
Say goodbye to three spreadsheets, two Word documents, and ten pictures, all sent as separate files.
Tips on how to be a friend during an illness, and how to say goodbye and remember the friend after death, are included along with plenty of color photos of kids.