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tell someone where to get off

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tell someone where to get off

verb phrase

To rebuke, rebuff, or deflate firmly; LET someone HAVE IT •A euphemism for go to hell: I advised Alice to tell him where to get off when he tries that big-shot stuff (1900+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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tell someone where to get off

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