bid adieu to (someone or something)

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bid adieu to (someone or something)

1. To say goodbye to someone or something. "Adieu" is a French valediction that literally means "to God." Because I had a train to catch, I had to bid adieu to them quite early in the evening, unfortunately. It was hard to bid adieu to college, but I knew deep down that it was time to move on.
2. To part with something, such as a possession. It's time for you to bid adieu to these ratty old t-shirts.
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bid adieu to someone or something

Cliché to say good-bye to someone or something. (The word adieu is French for good-bye and should not be confused with ado.) Now it's time to bid adieu to all of you gathered here. He silently bid adieu to his favorite hat as the wind carried it down the street.
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Muscat Bridge league also bid adieu to one of its senior most player Abdi Naffar, who is leaving Oman after a stint of 35 long years.
To celebrate the launch of the site, the Starwood Preferred Guest program invites travelers to bid adieu to one of the coldest winters with the "SPG Pack Your Bags Giveaway.
MUSCAT: Oman Football Association (OFA) is busy preparing for the elections but at the same time the football governing body is also preparing to bid adieu to one of its hard-working employee - Murtadha Al Lawati.