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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But now she's kicked him to the kerb, it looks like she's once again Calling The Shots.
His wife has kicked him to the kerb and replaced him with a super-suave relationship counsellor, his mates are despairing of his general state of misery, he's bunking up in his gay workmate's flat and begging his doctor for anti-depressants.
But we hear the pair didn't click and Sarah's since kicked him to the kerb.
The Coldplay frontman has been telling pals Gwyneth has kicked him to the kerb.