send somebody packing
send (one) packing
To dismiss or send one away rudely or abruptly. When it became clear he was only interested in making a profit for himself, we sent him packing. I was only five minutes late, but the boss sent me packing nonetheless.
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send somebody ˈpacking(informal) tell somebody firmly or rudely to go away because they are annoying or disturbing you; dismiss somebody from a job: He wanted to borrow money off me, but I sent him packing. ♢ They caught him stealing company property and he was sent packing.
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