good riddance to bad rubbish

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good riddance to bad rubbish ‎(uncountable)

  1. A welcome departure.
    "Franklin quit today." / "Good riddance to bad rubbish!"
    • 1933, Nathanaël West, Miss Lonelyhearts:
      “She's left.” / “Yes, I know. Drink some coffee.” / “She's left.” / Tod knew that he put a great deal of faith in sayings, so he tried one. / “Good riddance to bad rubbish.”

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