give (one) the bag

(redirected from give her the bag)

give (one) the bag

1. To reject or abandon one's romantic partner abruptly. I loved Mary so much and thought she loved me too—I never expected her to give me the bag and then move halfway across the country!
2. To dismiss someone from a job. I can't believe the boss gave me the bag after five years on the job!
See also: bag, give