Redundant!

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RoseSpring

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To be made redundant!

Does this expression to be dismissed?
 

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To be made redundant!

Does this expression to be dismissed?
"To be made redundant" means to be dismissed because you are no longer needed, rather than because of any misconduct.
 

Heterological

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I would also like to point out that this expression is not commonly used in the U.S.; the American equivalent is "to be laid off." Again, it's different from "to be/get fired," in that the person has done nothing wrong; being laid off or made redundant is usually due to budget cuts or similar.
 
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