go bye-bye

idiom

informal
1
: to go to bed
used when speaking to children
It's time to go bye-bye, darling: it's way past your bedtime!
2
US : to go away
used in imitation of children's speech
When the company went bankrupt, investors watched their money go bye-bye.

Examples of go bye-bye in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of the dual emergency declarations that will go bye-bye on May 11 is the public health emergency (PHE) that was declared near the end of January 2020, by then-Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex M. Azar II. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 4 May 2023 One of the dual emergency declarations that will go bye-bye on May 11 is the public health emergency (PHE) that was declared near the end of January 2020, by then-Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex M. Azar II. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 4 May 2023

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“Go bye-bye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20bye-bye. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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