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English definition of “get the push”

get the push

UK informal
to be told to leave your job: Rick got the push a few weeks ago.Firing staff and being fired to be told by someone that your relationship with them has ended: She got the push from Martin last night.Ending relationships and divorce
(Definition of get the push from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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