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    Kick someone to the curb

    Hello,
    I have found something which is in my intention incorrect. I am pasting the idiom and its definition I found in your "English Idioms and Sayings" page. Kindly, have a look at it. Should the definition not be "you fire them-they are no longer employed or wanted".


    Idiom: Kick someone to the curb
    Idiom Definitions for 'Kick someone to the curb'


    If you kick someone to the curb, you fire them- they are longer employed or wanted.
    (In British English, you kick someone to the kerb.)





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    Re: Kick someone to the curb

    Yes, it should read "no longer". It's a typo.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Re: Kick someone to the curb

    In AmE, a boyfriend or girlfriend can also kick the other one to the curb.

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    #4

    Re: Kick someone to the curb

    Quote Originally Posted by Babarbutt View Post
    Hello,
    I have found something which is, in my intention opinion, incorrect.
    Note my corrections above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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