say goodbye to (someone or something)

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say goodbye to (someone or something)

1. Literally, to say "goodbye" to someone when parting. Say goodbye to your mother before you leave!
2. 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 say goodbye to your brand new car, mister! After the final horse lost its race, I said goodbye to all the money I'd won that day at the track. You do realize that you'll be saying goodbye to all the benefits the company has to offer if you decide to work as a freelancer?
See also: goodbye, say

kiss/say goodˈbye to something

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kiss something goodˈbye

(informal) give up hope of getting something that you want very much: You’ll have to say goodbye to your chances of becoming a doctor if you don’t pass the exams.After this letter from the bank, we can kiss goodbye to our trip to Australia.
See also: goodbye, kiss, say, something
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This may cause additional pain and grief for them as they did not have the opportunity to even say goodbye.
"This is a last ditch attempt for the owners to say goodbye and to have some closure," she said.
Ben doesn't want to say goodbye to Peter and he decides to hide and draw out his emotions.
West Ham will say goodbye to the stadium that has been their home since 1904 tonight before moving to the Olympic Stadium next season.
Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey
Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey is the autobiography of a woman who lost both her Japanese grandparents and her American father, and traveled to her family's Zen Buddhist temple to bury her grandfather's ashes-only to find the radiation released after the explosion of Fukushima made it an impossible mission.
You don't get to say goodbye, you don't get to have a last cwtch.
Born in 1949, Gaynor gained world recognition for her hits such as Never Can Say Goodbye, I Am What I Am and the famous I Will Survive, which reached number one in 1979.
How Do You Say Goodbye is Baker's tribute to all boaters, to Jim, the love of her life and his love for the sea, using poetic verse to tell the stories of their shared experiences cruising the Louisiana bayous and adventures sailing on the Gulf, Mobile Bay, the Tennessee River and, more.
Around 50 of his friends gathered at Sandcastles Day Nursery in Erdington yesterdayto say goodbye to the tot, who died just three months after his second birthday.
Ella was moved to write Missed after being unable to say goodbye to her grandad Bill, who died from lung cancer eight years ago.
was leaving on holidayEoACA* on his way to the airport, he phoned his ex-roommate to say goodbye. In the meantime, an anti-narcotics team was searching the ex-roommate's place for drugs.
13, 2011, SPA -- Saudi Arabia&'s national team was the first to say goodbye to the Asia 15th Soccer finals in Qatar after its loss to Jordan 0 - 1 today at Al-Rayan Stadium in the Qatari capital of Doha within the second round of Group B, its second consecutive...
The actress added: "It's sad to say goodbye and endings are always a little bit sad and you know, saying goodbye to my cast and my crew will be hard.
Christa Holder Ocker her sister Rosel and her mother say goodbye auf wiedersehen over and over during the fall of the Third Reich.