gong (one)

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gong (one)

To abruptly dismiss or stop someone who is in the middle of something. The 1970s TV show The Gong Show popularized the practice of halting a talent act by striking a gong. I thought my presentation was going well, until the boss gonged me halfway through and wouldn't let me continue!
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gonged

(gɔŋd)
mod. drug intoxicated. (Drugs. Originally on opium.) Mooshoo found himself in the alley, gonged.
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Gongs That hasn't been the case with Hazard this season and I don't think I have ever seen such a fall from grace in terms of a player scooping all the individual gongs one season and then going missing the next.