can kiss (something) goodbye

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can kiss (something) goodbye

Can be assured of losing or having lost something, such as an opportunity or a physical object. This phrase usually suggests the speaker's frustration or disillusionment. Well, I can kiss that job goodbye—the interview was a total disaster. I have five roommates, so if you leave unlabeled food in the fridge, you can pretty much kiss it goodbye.
See also: can, goodbye, kiss
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Mainstream and astute Chilean salmoneros have built salmon into a world-beating powerhouse very quickly; ignore the consumers, and you can kiss it goodbye.
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