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Meaning of “wave/say goodbye to sth” in the English Dictionary

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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 ​yourboss you can wave ​goodbye to any ​chances of ​promotion!
(Definition of wave/say goodbye to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wave/say goodbye to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 向…挥手告别, 不再指望得到……
in Chinese (Traditional) 向…揮手告別, 不再指望得到……
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