kick (someone or something) to the curb

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kick (someone or something) to the curb

To discard, abandon, or dismiss someone or something that has become redundant, obsolete, useless, or unwanted. I can't believe that after 20 years of hard work the company would just kick me to the curb like that! I think it's about time we kick this old computer to the curb. I heard Jenny kicked her boyfriend to the curb last night. They must have had an awful fight!
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It's important to know the difference between the two - while you can argue that no one should ever tell you what to do, if the guy in your life genuinely feels uncomfortable, you should at least take the time to hear him out, but if he's ordering you around and makes you feel scared or threatened, it's time to kick him to the curb.
So you have another good reason to kick him to the curb.
What kind of man is Rick Adelman to just let the aloof Maloofs kick him to the curb without at least one comped weekend at the Palms?
But there's a twist: he must then plead his case before his girlfriend, who decides on the spot if she wants to keep him or kick him to the curb.
He's been with us for this entire season, why kick him to the curb now?