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English definition of “sling sb out”

sling sb out

mainly UK informal phrasal verb with sling     /slɪŋ/ verb [T usually + adv/prep] (slung, slung)
to make someone leave a place because they have behaved badly : She was slung out of college because she never did any work .Evicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere else
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