get the shove(redirected from gotten the shove)
get the shove
Primarily heard in UK.
1. To be fired from one's job. 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. Susan is just devastated—she got the shove from Kelly a few days ago.
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