give (someone) the elbow

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Definition of give (someone) the elbow

British, informal
: to tell someone to go away She gave her boyfriend the elbow after he lied to her.

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“Give (someone) the elbow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28someone%29%20the%20elbow. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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