Be glad, etc. to see the back of somebody/something - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
be glad, etc. to see the back of somebody/something
be glad to see the back of (someone)
Be glad to see someone leave (usually because the speaker dislikes the person). Ed has been driving me nuts with requests, so I'll be glad to see the back of him when the construction is done on his office.
be glad, etc. to see the ˈback of somebody/something (informal, especially British English) be happy that you will not have to deal with or see somebody/something again because you do not like them/it: Was I pleased to see the back of her! ♢ This year’s been awful, I’ll be glad to see the back of it.