get the air

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get the air

1. To be spurned, jilted, or rejected by someone, especially a lover or romantic interest. Samantha has had a broken heart ever since she got the air from David.
2. To be summarily dismissed or ousted, as by an employer. The new accountant got the air after a miscalculation cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars.
See also: air, get
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