give (someone) the push

idiom

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 21 Feb. 2024.

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