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Meaning of "give someone the flick" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE SOMEONE THE FLICK

give someone the flick play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE SOMEONE THE FLICK

give someone a leg up
give someone a piece of one´s mind
give someone a row
give someone curry
give someone enough rope to hang himself
give someone hell
give someone his head
give someone one
give someone the air
give someone the benefit of the doubt
give someone the best
give someone the bird
give someone the cold shoulder
give someone the dingbats
give someone the slip
give something a miss
give something a whirl
give something houseroom
give suck to
give the devil his due

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE SOMEONE THE FLICK

chick flick
click
cowlick
double-click
flick
killick
klick
left-click
lick
melick
niblick
oil slick
pay-per-click
point-and-click
right-click
rollick
Schlick
skin flick
slick
super-slick

Synonyms and antonyms of give someone the flick in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «give someone the flick» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE SOMEONE THE FLICK

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The translations of give someone the flick from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give someone the flick» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

给别人轻弹
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar a alguien la película
570 millions of speakers

English

give someone the flick
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी को झटका दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعطاء شخص نفض الغبار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дать кому Флик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar a alguém o toque
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কেউ ঝাঁকি দেয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donner à quelqu´un le film
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berikan seseorang itu filem
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

jemandem der Flick-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰かにフリックを与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

누군가 에게 영화 를 제공
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi wong sing gulung cepet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cung cấp cho một người nào đó flick
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாரோ ஒரு விருந்து கொடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोणीतरी झटका द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birine fiske vur
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare a qualcuno il film
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać komuś Flick
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дати кому Флік
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da cineva scutura
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δώσει κάποιος την κίνηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee iemand die fliek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge någon flick
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi noen flick
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give someone the flick

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE SOMEONE THE FLICK»

The term «give someone the flick» is barely ever used and occupies the 211.852 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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5 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE SOMEONE THE FLICK»

Discover the use of give someone the flick in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give someone the flick and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
6 This phrase comes from the advertising slogan 'Accessiyour flexible friend'. flick give someone the flick (or get the flick) reject someone (or be rejected) in a casual or offhand way. informal, chiefly Australian flight fight or flight: see FIGHT. in ...
John Ayto, 2010
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Build Your Own Life: A Self-Help Guide For Individuals With ...
... something Getting out of the wrong side of bed — waking up feeling grumpy Getting the wrong end of the stick — misunderstanding something Give someone the flick — break up with them, end a relationship (or, dismiss them from their job;  ...
Wendy Lawson, 2003
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Little Red Book of Idioms and Phrases
... friend A credit card Give someone the flick (or.
Terry O'Brien, 2012
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The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms
This phrase comes from the advertising slogan 'Access—your flexible friend'. flick give someone the flick (orget the flick) reject someone (or be rejected) in a casual or offhand way. informal, chiefly Australian flight in full flight escaping as ...
Judith Siefring, 2004
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Oxford Dictionary of English
2(a flick through) a quick look through (a book, magazine, etc.): a quick flick through the family album. 2 informal a cinema film: a Hollywood action flick. 2(the flicks) Brit. the cinema: fancy a night at the flicks? – phrases give someone the flick ...
Angus Stevenson, 2010

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE SOMEONE THE FLICK»

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So, is height difference even worth giving a second thought to or is it just another shallow excuse to give someone the flick? ###. Comments. «Courier Mail, Sep 14»

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