throw out on ear

throw (one) out on (one's) ear

To eject, remove, or dismiss one (from some place or situation), especially very abruptly or unceremoniously. I can't believe they'd just throw me out on my ear after 10 years of loyal service to the company! I heard Sarah threw him out on his ear because she caught him cheating again.
See also: ear, on, out, throw

throw (one) out on one's ear

Fig. to remove someone from a place forcibly. Straighten up, or I'll throw you out on your ear. The caretaker caught us and threw us out on our ear.
See also: ear, on, out, throw