show the door (to)

 Get someone to leave; to dismiss someone.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • show the door — show (someone) the door to make it clear that someone must leave. I told her that I wasn t interested in her scheme and she showed me the door in no uncertain terms …   New idioms dictionary

  • show the door — verb ask to leave I was shown the door when I asked for a raise • Hypernyms: ↑eject, ↑chuck out, ↑exclude, ↑turf out, ↑boot out, ↑turn out • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • show the door — {v. phr.} To ask (someone) to go away. * /Ruth was upsetting the other children, so I showed her the door./ * /Our neighbors invited themselves to the party and stayed until Harry showed them the door./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • show\ the\ door — v. phr. To ask (someone) to go away. Ruth was upsetting the other children, so I showed her the door. Our neighbors invited themselves to the party and stayed until Harry showed them the door …   Словарь американских идиом

  • show the door — (smb) ask someone to go away When he started yelling in the restaurant he was quickly shown the door …   Idioms and examples

  • show the door to — drive away, expel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • show the door, show to the door — show (someone) the door, show (someone) to the door see ↑door • • • Main Entry: ↑show …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Door — has been used as a title for: *The Door, a poem by Miroslav Holub. *The Door, a short story by E. B. White. *The Door (interstellar teleporter). *The Door (Keb Mo album), the 2000 album by blues musician Keb Mo . *The Door (novel), a novel by… …   Wikipedia

  • show someone the door — To turn someone out of the house • • • Main Entry: ↑door * * * show someone the door informal phrase to tell someone to leave, especially in a rude or angry way When he asked for money, she showed him the door. Thesaurus: to force someone to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Head on the Door (альбом The Cure) — The Head on the Door Студийный альбом The Cure Дата выпуска 26 августа, 1985 …   Википедия

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