give (one) the boot

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give (one) the boot

1. To fire one. After messing up that account, I'm terrified that my boss is going to give me the boot.
2. To end a relationship with a romantic partner; to break up with one. No, Susan is single again—she gave Kelly the boot.
See also: boot, give
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MUMBA'S numba was finally up last night when she was axed from Dancing On Ice after all five judges gave her the boot.
SCOTS X Factor hopeful Nikitta Angus crashed out of the talent show last night after judge Simon Cowell gave her the boot.
PORN star Lea wept last night when the public gave her the boot from the Big Brother house.
Like maybe Jenna or Colleen from ``Survivor,'' or former housemate Brittany, who just won't seem to go away even though America gave her the boot.
Oh, I remember, I saw her depart in tears with Dennis, after her own cronies gave her the boot.
After she stripped off for Maxim magazine, BBC bosses gave her the boot from her Saturday-morning show.
But her boss at Skytronic in Cwmbran was furious because she had phoned the show in company time - and gave her the boot.