May 1, 2007

give someone the boot

Posted in Idioms at 10:59 am by Feng

Give someone the boot To fire/dump someone by force [idioms]

On Frasier, Niles wants to spend some lone moment with Daphne, but there is a guest in their house. When Daphne is preparing some wine in the kitchen, she asks Niles about the guest, and Niles replies: “I have given him the boot.”

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