English version

be glad/delighted/pleased etc to see the back of somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe glad/delighted/pleased etc to see the back of somebody/somethingbe glad/delighted/pleased etc to see the back of somebody/somethingto be happy that someone is leaving or because you no longer have to deal with something No, I’m not too upset that he left – in fact, I was glad to see the back of him. I can’t wait to see the back of this project, I can tell you (=I will be happy when it ends). back
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