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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The homeless are welcome to camp overnight but let's keep those rotten out-of-towners and their dirty money away until four hours before game time, then kick them to the curb within 90 minutes of the end of each game.
I would never kick them to the curb because they've been good to me.
If they do, kick them to the curb until you have your habit under control.