give the elbow

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give somebody the elbow

  (British informal)
to end a romantic relationship with someone They went out together for a month and then she gave him the elbow.
See also: elbow, give
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Last night, millions of BBC viewers watched 24-year-old Amy competing with Francesca in the sing-off - only for Andrew Lloyd Webber to give her the elbow.
How can I give her the elbow without upsetting my boyfriend?