get one's card

idiom
variants: or be given one's card

Definition of get one's card

British
: to be told that you no longer have a job : be laid off Thousands of factory workers have been given their cards in recent months.

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“Get one's card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20one%27s%20card. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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