go\ fly\ a\ kite
- v. phr. slangTo go away; leave. Usually used as a command, to show that you do not accept someone's ideas.
Harry was tired of John's advice and told him to go fly a kite.
After Mary stood around telling Sue what was wrong with her dress. Sue told her to go fly a kite.Compare: drop dead, go jump in the lake
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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