give (someone) the air


give (someone) the air
Сленг: прекратить связь с другом, перестать (чем-то) заниматься, прекратить связь с любовницей, уволить служащего

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • give (someone) the air —    to dismiss from employment    The employee may also, if so unfortunate, be given the bag1, the boot, the bullet, the breeze, the sack, notice, warning, the wind2, his running shoes, etc. Also, apart from the bag, the sack, notice, or warning,… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • give someone the air — idi+inf to reject someone, as a lover …   From formal English to slang

  • air — air1 airlike, adj. /air/, n. 1. a mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, and minute amounts of other gases that surrounds the earth and forms its atmosphere. 2. a stir in the atmosphere; a light breeze. 3. overhead space; sky: The planes filled the air. 4 …   Universalium

  • air — [[t]ɛər[/t]] n. 1) phs a mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, and minute amounts of other gases that surrounds the earth and forms its atmosphere 2) a stir in the atmosphere; a light breeze 3) overhead space; sky 4) circulation; publication; publicity:… …   From formal English to slang

  • air — {{11}}air (n.1) c.1300, invisible gases that make up the atmosphere, from O.Fr. air atmosphere, breeze, weather (12c.), from L. aerem (nom. aer) air, lower atmosphere, sky, from Gk. aer (gen. aeros) air (related to aenai to blow, breathe ), of… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • air — See: BUILD CASTLES IN THE AIR, CLEAR THE AIR, GIVE ONESELF AIRS, GET THE AIR at GET THE BOUNCE(1), GIVE THE AIR at GIVE THE BOUNCE(1), IN THE AIR, INTO THIN AIR, LEAVE HANGING or LEAVE HANGING IN THE AIR, ON THE AIR, OUT OF THIN AIR, UP IN THE… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • air — See: BUILD CASTLES IN THE AIR, CLEAR THE AIR, GIVE ONESELF AIRS, GET THE AIR at GET THE BOUNCE(1), GIVE THE AIR at GIVE THE BOUNCE(1), IN THE AIR, INTO THIN AIR, LEAVE HANGING or LEAVE HANGING IN THE AIR, ON THE AIR, OUT OF THIN AIR, UP IN THE… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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