get the shove

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get the shove

1. To be fired from one's job. Primarily heard in UK. After messing up that account, I'm terrified that I'm going to get the shove from my boss.
2. To have a romantic relationship ended by one's partner. Primarily heard in UK. Susan is just devastated—she got the shove from Kelly a few days ago.
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