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Meaning of “kiss sth goodbye” in the English Dictionary

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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 ​theirchances of ​winning the ​cupgoodbye.
(Definition of kiss sth goodbye from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kiss sth goodbye”
in Chinese (Simplified) 放弃, 丧失获得…的希望, 承认对…无能为力…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放棄, 喪失獲得…的希望, 承認對…無能為力…
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