send sb packingUKinformal›to tell someone to go away because you are angry with them: I'd pay her her wages and send her packing tomorrow, but I know she'd try and take us to court.›to do better than your competitors: They are in a position to send the competition packing.
Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014
by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them