out on your ear
out on your earBRITISH, INFORMAL
If you are out on your ear, you have been suddenly made to leave a course, job, or group. I'd failed the first year exam in the History of Art. I had to pass the re-sit or I'd be out on my ear. I never complained. I'd have been out on my ear looking for another job if I had.
out on your eardismissed or ejected ignominiously. informal
1997 Accountancy At the age of 47, he found himself out on his ear, victim of Lord Hanson's policy of taking over companies…and replacing senior management.