get the push
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get the pushBRITISH, INFORMAL
If someone gets the push, they lose their job. This time professionals are getting the push, not just factory workers and low-level clerks. Note: You can also say that you give someone the push. The boss has been given the push in favour of his current number two.
give somebody/get the ˈpush(British English, informal)
1 tell somebody/be told to leave your job: He was stealing from the firm so the manager gave him the push. ♢ The company is in trouble. Who will be the next to get the push?
2 end a relationship with somebody/be rejected by somebody you have had a relationship with: His girlfriend gave him the push and he’s a bit upset. ♢ Why is it always me that gets the push? What’s wrong with me?