give (someone) the push

idiom

Definition of give (someone) the push

British, informal
: to dismiss (someone) from a job : to fire (someone) His boss gave him the push.

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“Give (someone) the push.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28someone%29%20the%20push. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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