Meaning of “goodbye to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"goodbye to sth" in British English

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goodbye to sth

used when accepting that there is no possibility of getting, keeping, or achieving a particular thing:

She only finished sixth - that surely means goodbye to a place in the final.

(Definition of “goodbye to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)