give (someone) the gate

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give (someone) the gate

1. To be fired from one's job. Primarily heard in UK. After messing up that account, I'm terrified that my boss is going to give me the gate.
2. To have a romantic relationship ended by one's partner. Primarily heard in UK. Susan is just devastated—Kelly gave her the gate a few days ago.
See also: gate, give
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

give someone the gate

Sl. to get rid of someone. The chick was a pest, so I gave her the gate. He threatened to give me the gate, so I left.
See also: gate, give
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

give someone the gate

tv. to get rid of someone. The chick was a pest, so I gave her the gate.
See also: gate, give, someone
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

give (someone) the gate

Slang
1. To discharge from a job.
2. To reject or jilt.
See also: gate, give
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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