get the go-by

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get the go-by

To be disregarded or ignored. Man, none of these pedestrians will stop and talk to me—I keep getting the go-by.
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get the go-by

Inf. to be ignored or passed by. It was my turn, but I got the go-by. Tom stood on the road for fifteen minutes trying to get a ride, but all he could get was the go-by.
See also: get
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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