tell someone where to get off

tell someone where to get off
tell someone where to get off (informal)
To deal summarily or dismissively with someone
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Main Entry:get
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tell someone where to get off (informal)
To tell someone that his or her behaviour will not be tolerated
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Main Entry:where

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tell someone where to get off (or where they get off)
informal angrily dismiss or rebuke someone

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  • tell someone where to get off — tv. to tell someone when enough is enough; to tell someone off. □ I was fed up with her bossiness. I finally told her where to get off. □ He told me where to get off, so I walked out on him …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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  • get — I [[t]ge̱t[/t]] CHANGING, CAUSING, MOVING, OR REACHING ♦ gets, getting, got, gotten (past tense & past participle) (In most of its uses get is a fairly informal word. Gotten is an American form of the past tense and past participle.) 1) V LINK… …   English dictionary

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