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Ways of telling someone to go away

get out

used for telling someone to leave

clear out

used for telling someone rudely to leave a room or building

shoo

interjection

used for telling an animal or a person to go away

buzz off

used for telling someone in a rude way to go away

clear off

used for telling someone rudely to go away

push off

used for telling someone rudely and angrily to go away

on your bike!

used for telling someone who is annoying you to go away

hop it

used for telling someone to go away, especially when they are somewhere they should not be

beat it

used for telling someone to go away, especially when you are angry with them

never darken my door again

used for telling someone never to come back to your house again

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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