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kiss sth goodbye

(also kiss goodbye to sth) informal
to accept that you have lost something or that you will not be able to have something: If France lose this game, they can kiss their chances of winning the cup goodbye.
Translations of “kiss sth goodbye”
in Chinese (Traditional) 放棄, 喪失獲得…的希望, 承認對…無能為力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放弃, 丧失获得…的希望, 承认对…无能为力…
(Definition of kiss sth goodbye from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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