Definition of get or be given the gate in English:

get (or be given) the gate

North American informal Be dismissed from a job.
More example sentences
  • I can't see him getting the gate under any circumstances, but the natives are very restless, and a .500 campaign or less will make things much worse.
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Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
turned backwards