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Meaning of “see the back of sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

"see the back of sb/sth" in British English

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see the back of sb/sth

UK If you are ​pleased to see the back of someone or something, you are ​pleased that you no ​longer have to be ​involved with him, her, or it: The ​hotelstaff were glad to see the back of such a ​difficultguest.
(Definition of see the back of sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “see the back of sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 巴不得…早点结束, 再也不愿见到(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巴不得…早點結束, 再也不願見到(某人)…
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