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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The wide open spaces of the frontier, on the other hand, give us the elbow room we need, as well as a place to start over, to be reborn or redeemed.