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English definition of “wave/say goodbye to sth”

wave/say goodbye to sth

informal humorous
to accept that you will no longer have something you value or that you will not get something you hoped to receive: Well, if you've argued with senior management you can wave goodbye to any chances of promotion!Losing and lossWinning and losing
(Definition of wave/say goodbye to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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