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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Judge Bell saw through his and his lawyers' charade and kicked him to the curb,'' Galanter said.
Trapattoni has kicked him to the curb with Stoke City's Marc Wilson now the man in favour.
They grew tired of his BS and kicked him to the curb," it was revealed.
Now after a few more outrageous comments on a media tour not related to the MDA, they completely kicked him to the curb.
As the roommates prepare for their final night out together, everyone has a date except the sulking Andres, who was informed via voice mail earlier that day that his girl had kicked him to the curb.
I already knew "Missy'' began as a showgirl in New York, had a wretched childhood, was adored by her directors, co-stars and crew, that she seemed aloof but was really shy, that she hung on to her first marriage to Frank Fay years after she should have kicked him to the curb, that she never tied herself down to any one studio, which had its positives and negatives, and that she was, alas, not a very good mother.