give the boot

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give the boot
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. echar
They're going to give you the boot if you keep calling out of work.Te van a echar si sigues llamando para decir que no puedes ir al trabajo.
b. botar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I bet the judges are going to give him the boot. His performance wasn't very good.Creo que los jueces van a botar a ese muchacho. Su interpretación no estuvo muy bien.
c. largar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
They gave Sam the boot after he lost the big account.Largaron a Sam después de que perdió la cuenta importante.
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