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On the outs


Reprimanded. No longer friends. Difference of opinion. ‘Out’ implies that one is no longer part of an important inner circle to make decisions or hold power. (Compare to Dead man walking.)

“Ever since I slapped my girlfriend, we have been on the outs and she started dating other guys.”

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