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!
See also: curb, kick
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Because come the election - when his constituents kick him to the kerb - he's going to need one
When I left the set I was ready to kick him to the kerb.
And Eamonn, who was estranged from his first wife when he started dating Ruth, knows she'd kick him to the kerb if he so much as flirted with another woman online.
Tune into the Hills to hopefully see Heidi kick him to the kerb.