get kicked to the curb

get kicked to the curb

To be discarded, abandoned, or dismissed (as from employment) due to being unwanted, obsolete, or redundant. I can't believe that I got kicked to the curb after 20 years of hard work for that company! I think it's about time for this old computer to get kicked to the curb. I heard Jenny's new boyfriend has already gotten kicked to the curb. Easy come, easy go!
See also: curb, get, kick
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Coaches who get fired get kicked to the curb and thrown under the bus, figuratively speaking of course, because they won't step down even if their players aren't responding to them anymore.