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English verb: give the bounce

1. give the bounce (change) terminate a relationship abruptly

SamplesMary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman.

Synonymsgive the axe, give the gate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody something

Broader (hypernym)break, break up, part, separate, split, split up

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