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take a hike

Definition of take a hike in English:

[usually in imperative] informal , chiefly North American Go away (used as an expression of irritation or annoyance).
Example sentences
  • At the end of its first season, Carmel had a salary dispute with Señor Arnaz and took a hike - or at least, that was the official story.
  • I wanna tell her to take a hike, Jack, like that guy told my dad when we went to Canada that one summer.
  • What are we waiting for to tell the bankers to take a hike and become financially autonomous?
Synonyms
go away, get out, leave;
be off with you!, shoo!, make yourself scarce!, on your way!
informal beat it, push off, clear off, clear out, shove off, scram, scoot, skedaddle, buzz off
British informal hop it, sling your hook
Australian/New Zealand informal rack off
North American informal bug off
South African informal voetsak, hamba
vulgar slang piss off, bugger off
archaic begone
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