on your bike

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on your bike

Go away and stop being annoying. (Often stylized as "on yer bike!") God, what a dreadful pun—on your bike! All right kids, on yer bikes, you're starting to get on my nerves!
See also: bike, on

On your bike!

 and Go to your room!
Sl. imperative. Get out of here!; Get on your bike and get out! What a bad joke! No puns allowed here! On your bike! That was a ridiculous remark. Go to your room!
See also: on

on your bike

BRITISH, INFORMAL
People sometimes say on your bike to tell someone angrily to go away. Go on, on your bike, mate! Note: This expression is sometimes spelled `on yer bike', to represent an informal pronunciation of `your'. I've had enough! On yer bike!
See also: bike, on

on your bike!

1 go away! 2 take action! British informal
Sense 2 became a catchphrase in 1980s Britain, when it was used as an exhortation to the unemployed to show initiative in their attempt to find work. It was taken from a speech by the Conservative politician Norman Tebbit in which he said of his unemployed father: ‘He did not riot, he got on his bike and looked for work.’
See also: on

on your bike!

(British English, informal) a rude or humorous way of telling somebody to go away: ‘Can I borrow some money, Dave?’ ‘On your bike!’
See also: on

On your bike!

and Go to your room!
imperative Get out of here!; Go away and stop bothing me. (Neither is to be taken literally.) What a bad joke! No puns allowed here! On your bike! Nasty mouth! Such talk! Go to your room!
See also: on
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ON YER BIKE Chris Froome crashes, main, waits for his replacement bike, top, then legs it for line
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ON YER BIKE Get into the habit, it has so many benefits
Yes, but you'll have to get on yer bike to catch Cyril.
So get on yer bike and come to see a great locallymade film and share in the discussions with people making Newcastle a better place to cycle.
There will be an On Yer Bike workshop event at the park on Sunday, June 1 (1pm-4.
On yer bike No limo service for Matrix star Laurence Fishburne and wife Gina - they had to provide their own transport to get to the Biker Boyz premiere at the Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles
On Yer Bike Week also runs all this week with Bike Name Plate today, Cycling Caps tomorrow, Bike Bags on Thursday, Sun Visors on Friday and Bike Name Plates again at the weekend.
The On Yer Bike rideleft Grant Thornton's Belfast office on September 12 and will visit the firm's 33 UK offices, finishing in High Wycombe.
ON YER BIKE Alan Haycox and son Thomas are taking part in the Barnado's sponsored bike ride tomorrow.
The specialist Pacific Coast Chopper, made by an Oxford-based company and costing pounds 450, was stolen from outside the On Yer Bike shop in Roman Road, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, while shopkeeper Ian Galloway was inside.
ON YER BIKE Pupils Louie Antonio, 10, and Jamie Llewelyn, six, with fundraisers Helen Pugh and Robert Reynolds.
On one occasion, human excrement was found on the pavement outside On Yer Bike on Beaumont Road.
ON YER BIKE Pc Paul Wilcockson and David Herbert, development director, Grosvenor Waterside, with the new bike.
A van belonging to On Yer Bike, of North Ormesby, was broken into in Albert Road, Middlesbrough, between 2pm and 3pm on Sunday.