see the back of

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Definition of see the back of

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: to be glad to see someone finally going away He's done nothing but make trouble and I'll be glad to see the back of him!

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“See the back of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/see%20the%20back%20of. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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