kiss someone


kiss someone
or[something goodbye] {v. phr.} To lose or give up someone or something forever. * /"If you won't marry Jane," Peter said to Tom, "you might as well kiss her goodbye."/ * /People who bet on a losing horse at the races might as well kiss their money goodbye./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • kiss\ someone — • kiss someone • something goodbye v. phr. To lose or give up someone or something forever. If you won t marry Jane, Peter said to Tom, you might as well kiss her goodbye. People who bet on a losing horse at the races might as well kiss their… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • kiss someone — or[something goodbye] {v. phr.} To lose or give up someone or something forever. * / If you won t marry Jane, Peter said to Tom, you might as well kiss her goodbye. / * /People who bet on a losing horse at the races might as well kiss their money …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • kiss someone goodbye — phrase to kiss someone when you leave them or when they leave you Thesaurus: gestures used to say hello or goodbyehyponym Main entry: goodbye …   Useful english dictionary

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  • kiss someone goodbye — to kiss someone when you leave them or when they leave you …   English dictionary

  • kiss (someone's) arse — kiss/lick (someone s) arse British & Australian, taboo! to try too hard to please someone and to agree with everything they say, in a way which other people find unpleasant. I m not interested in promotion if you have to lick the boss s arse to… …   New idioms dictionary