go\ fly\ a\ kite

v. phr. slang
To 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". . 1997.

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