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the boot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe bootthe bootinformal when someone is forced to leave their job syn the sack British Englishdismiss The chairman denied that he had been given the boot. He should have got the boot years ago. boot
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got the bootWhat's worse, they all got the boot but have since proved they can do the business at the highest level.Later, he got the boot.
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