wave goodbye to (something)

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wave goodbye to (something)

To lose or end something, especially suddenly; to be forced to accept such a loss or end. You were caught drinking on school property? Well, you can wave goodbye to your brand new car, mister! After the final horse lost its race, I waved goodbye to all the money I'd won that day at the track. You do realize that you'll be waving goodbye to all the health insurance benefits the company has to offer if you decide to work as a freelancer?
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uk, allows you to wave good-bye to the business of mowing, along with the trauma of bald patches, weeds, moss and mud.
After collecting his work-brief, he would jokingly wave good-bye, in a spirit of "Keep up the good work.
Scottie, we hardly knew ye: As we say a fond farewell to presidential press secretary Scott McClellan, who without his inclusion would have made this column two inches shorter every week, we also wave good-bye to "blame-gaming," "finger-pointing" and "no commenting on ongoing criminal investigations.
Some pros get lucky and then wave good-bye from a ranch in Idaho, some get a television show, other pros have to find second jobs, yet all of this is cool.
Crowds gathered to wave good-bye to the lorry which left outside Jarrow Town Hall.
Sources behind the singer said she is desperate to reinvent herself as an adult pop icon and wave good-bye to her days as a child star.
Long after the final walk-through with the departing resident, the keys have been turned in and a wave good-bye has been given, this file must be neatly put together.
One colleague told us: "Lesley is looking for the quiet life, but now that the public have had a taste of her looks I don't think they'll be able to wave good-bye so easily.
And you can wave good-bye to sky high stilettos as the low look is the only style to be seen in.
CROWS supremo Tony Willcox is set to crank up a drive for new recruits after being forced to wave good-bye to two key members of his squad.
Strengthening your upper body helps you wave good-bye to flabby arms and can improve poor posture and alleviate neck aches.
KEEP SKIN SPOTLESS BE a shine-free person and wave good-bye to spotty skin.
As the prow pulls away from the pier, you wave good-bye to the baby.
When you wave good-bye to the red truck full of your unneeded belongings you will feel good knowing that you just put a bigger smile on at least one other face.