get the bum's rush

get the bum's rush
get/be given/the bum’s rush phrase
to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you
Thesaurus: to force someone to leave a placesynonym
Main entry: bum's rush

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  • give get the bum's rush — give sb/get the ˌbum s ˈrush idiom (informal, especially NAmE) to force sb/be forced to leave a place quickly • He was soon given the bum s rush from the club. Main entry: ↑bumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • the bum's rush — chiefly US informal : the act of forcing someone to leave a position or place The mayor is likely to get the bum s rush in next year s election. They gave him the bum s rush. • • • Main Entry: ↑bum s rush …   Useful english dictionary

  • the bum's rush — n an unceremonious ejection. This is North American saloon terminology of the early 20th century, referring to barmen or doormen grabbing undesirable custom ers (such as bums) by the collar and the seat of the pants and bodily hustling them out… …   Contemporary slang

  • give someone the bum's rush — (slang) 1. To eject someone by force 2. To dismiss someone summarily, esp from one s employment • • • Main Entry: ↑bum * * * give someone (or get) the bum s rush forcibly eject someone (or be forcibly ejected) from a place or gathering ■ abruptly …   Useful english dictionary

  • give somebody the bum's rush — give sb/get the ˌbum s ˈrush idiom (informal, especially NAmE) to force sb/be forced to leave a place quickly • He was soon given the bum s rush from the club. Main entry: ↑bumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • be given the bum's rush — get/be given/the bum’s rush phrase to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you Thesaurus: to force someone to leave a placesynonym Main entry: bum s rush …   Useful english dictionary

  • bum's rush — noun Etymology: bum (VII) slang 1. : forcible eviction or dismissal they gave him the bum s rush 2. : any compulsion applied against one s will or before one can consider the significance or consequences of an action * * * Slang …   Useful english dictionary

  • bum's rush — {n. phr.}, {slang} Throwing or pushing someone out from where he is not wanted. * /When John tried to go to the party where he was not invited, Bill and Fred gave him the bum s rush./ * /Tom became too noisy, and he got the bum s rush./ 2. To… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bum's rush — {n. phr.}, {slang} Throwing or pushing someone out from where he is not wanted. * /When John tried to go to the party where he was not invited, Bill and Fred gave him the bum s rush./ * /Tom became too noisy, and he got the bum s rush./ 2. To… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bum's rush — noun get/be given the bum s rush to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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