pound sand

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pound sand

To engage in pointless, menial efforts or labor. Used especially as an imperative to express disdain, contempt, or dismissal. I can't believe Sam told his teacher to go pound sand. Where does that kid get such attitude? Charles, why don't you pound sand instead of coming around here hassling me about my business?
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When my friend confronted them, they told him to pound sand and went on about their business.
That means, in effect, for 68 percent of your constituents, you're saying there's no hope, give up: pound sand, it's over." (112) Even when most do not have college degrees, and when there is no strong empirical backing for more college as the solution to inequality, labour has not been able to significantly alter Democratic Party positions or even their language.
I called out the two main players who started this nonsense--South African Airways and Emirates--and applauded the intestinal fortitude of Delta Airlines for essentially telling the anti-hunters to go pound sand.
Yet, rather than reasonably suggesting that these special interests pound sand, you chose to appease.
Telling a judge to pound sand, no matter how delicately or diplomatically you put it, is never smart.
"Obama's table and surrounding area was swarming with Secret Service, and security was very tight...Kim's lackey was told to go pound sand, and it was conveyed to Kim that she wouldn't be able to meet him," added the source further.
Until you realize the alternative would have been to tell his neighbor "tough luck," "pound sand"--or whatever--and tell her she was on her own.
So buy your next 1911 from someone who knows what he's doing and tell the Gun Store Commando (related to Computer Commandos, by the way) to go pound sand.
If anybody has any problem with it, tell them to go pound sand. You are you.
'We did send them letters and that worked at the time, but this time they told us to go pound sand,' Lutz said, explaining why the arrests were made.
For example, the same amount of lifting force may be required for a one pound sand core four feet away from the body as for a four-pound core carried next to the body.
Something must be in the works, otherwise, Comcast could have told the city to go pound sand when the first extension request was made.
I hope Adidas reconsiders their decision to pull these from shelves and tells these offended people to go pound sand."
That's stupid enough, but after the IRS told 'em to pound sand, the couple said they looked at their options and decided that robbing a bank was their best bet for covering the bills from the florist and the caterer.