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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They're fading to black as public interest wanes - wave good-bye to their jobs, too - and all that's left are the alternative venues keeping up the fight.
uk, allows you to wave good-bye to the business of mowing, along with the trauma of bald patches, weeds, moss and mud.
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.
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.
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.
With my regional 4-H experience behind me it was easy for me to wave good-bye to my parents when I left to attend the National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.
I was surrounded by other "failures", each of them with individual strengths and abilities, and watched them wave good-bye to a future because the system didn't allow anyone to excel.
The paternity of Maxine's baby will be the ultimate cliffhanger of the storyline which sees Dr Matt wave good-bye to Weatherfield.
If his advice is accepted, Ireland can wave good-bye to next summer's finals.