get (one's) walking papers(redirected from get our walking papers)
get (one's) walking papers
To be dismissed from employment or to be ordered to leave or move on from a place. After messing up that account, I'm terrified that I'm going to get my walking papers. When Bill came home drunk for the fourth night in a row, he finally got his walking papers from his wife.
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