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often in imperative Go away (used as an expression of anger or impatience)‘Why don't you leave me alone? Go on, get lost!’
go away, go, leave, depart, get going, get out, be off with you, shooView synonyms
- ‘They basically told him to get lost as they supposedly had more important stuff to do.’
- ‘The man must have told him to get lost because the drunk was waving his arms about and shouting obscenities.’
- ‘Then another guy began trying to arrange a date with me, and I told him to get lost.’
- ‘Colin used to be scared at first, but now he just tells Justin to get lost.’
- ‘Each time I met this shameless fellow, my first instinct was to slap him and tell him to get lost.’
- ‘I motioned the driver to get lost and move on, but he didn't get the picture.’
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