kiss something goodbye

idiom

Definition of kiss something goodbye

informal
: to accept the fact that one has lost or will never get (something) If you don't start working harder, you can kiss that promotion goodbye.

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“Kiss something goodbye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kiss%20something%20goodbye. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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