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get the elbow
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 elbow from Rebecca.
2. To be summarily dismissed or ousted from employment; to be fired. The new accountant got the elbow after a miscalculation cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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