wave goodbye to (someone or something)

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wave goodbye to (someone or something)

1. Literally, to wave to someone when parting. Wave goodbye to your friends, sweetie. They're at the window.
2. To lose or end something, especially suddenly; to be forced to accept such a loss or end. You were caught drinking on school property? Well, you can wave goodbye to your brand new car, mister! After the final horse lost its race, I waved goodbye to all the money I'd won that day at the track. You do realize that you'll be waving goodbye to all the health insurance benefits the company has to offer if you decide to work as a freelancer?
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Simone Biles will wave goodbye to the sport next year
AN invitation to wave goodbye to the winter sounds inviting - if a little premature - and it comes accompanied with a menu of ale, prosecco, cocktails, whisky, rum, gin and vodka which no doubt will further add to its appeal.
Marko Arnautovic appeared to wave goodbye to the West Ham fans as he came off in their Premier League clash againstArsenal.
After applauding elderly injured and disabled vets he left, giving a final goodbye wave goodbye to the crowds.
But they won't willingly wave goodbye to their Celtic neighbours, as Professor Scully seems to fear, once they take account of the taxes we pay towards to the upkeep of their monarchy, towards helping them keep nuclear weapons and send armies to places like Iraq and Afghanistan, towards maintaining troops in Germany, towards the huge cost of events like the London Olympics and their pretence at still being a world power.
On a day when emotions look sure to run high, Utd's Paul Scholes Everton will also wave goodbye to manager David Moyes, and he'll be keen to leave on a winning note at Chelsea, though they will need to overcome their 9/2 underdog status with Corbett Sports.
WAVE goodbye to the sick note and, from next week, say hello to the fit note.The change is expected to cut the cost of absenteeism from work by pounds 240million over the next 10 years.
Without it we might as well wave goodbye to the Britain we love.
Yvonne Bray, of Appledore, north Devon, said she was too ill to wave goodbye to daughters Gemma, 15 and Katie, 13 who were told by the American authorities they could not stay with their mother at the Queens Medical Centre hospital in Harlem as they were minors.
Chairman Andrew Murray said: "We are here to wave goodbye to the most dangerous and warmongering prime minister in modern British history and to demand that he takes his policies with him."
Rachel, who marries childhood sweetheart Damian Walsh next month, is jetting off to Magaluf with no less than 47 pals to wave goodbye to the single life.
It would hurt, as deeply as it hurt a little girl to wave goodbye to her mother, knowing it would be 10 days before she could see her again.
I AM so pleased we are to wave goodbye to the Church Street market stalls at last -- the primary reason I, and others, feel forced to shop in Manchester.
St Johnstone boss John Connolly has tabled an offer for the 34-year-old however the terms on offer at McDiarmid Park are not enough for Fenwick to wave goodbye to the final year of his contract in Leith.