kick someone/something into touch

kick someone/something into touch
Vrb phrs. To reject, discard or finish with someone/something. From the game of Rugby, whereby a ball kicked into touch is out of play. E.g."I'm going to kick it into touch after today, and start again tomorrow morning."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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