kiss\ someone

kiss\ someone
• kiss someone
• something goodbye
v. phr.
To lose or give up someone or something forever.

"If you won't marry Jane," Peter said to Tom, "you might as well kiss her goodbye."

People who bet on a losing horse at the races might as well kiss their money goodbye.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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