show the door

show the door

Meaning:
– make it clear that somebody must leave
– to lead or take someone to the door or exit
– to make someone leave
– ask to leave
– to ask (someone) to go away
– to request or order someone to leave; dismiss

Examples:
1. After we finished our talk, he showed me to the door.
2. I told her that I wasn’t interested in her proposal and she showed me the door in no unsure terms.
4. Jane was rude to my family and I simply showed him the door.
5. I was shown the door when I asked for a raise.
6. She resented his remark and showed him the door.
7. Ruth was upsetting the other children, so I showed her the door.
8. Our neighbors invited themselves to the party and stayed until Harry showed them the door.
9. I told the bank official that I wasn’t interested in her scheme and she showed me the door.
10. Chris made the 3. mistake of complaining about the boss and was shown the door.

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