be glad to see the back of someone

be glad to see the back of someone
be [glad/happy/pleased etc.] to see the back of (someone/something) to be pleased when someone leaves or when something ends because you did not like them.

She was an absolute pain when she stayed with us and we were both really pleased to see the back of her.

I'll be glad to see the back of this thesis. It's been going on far too long.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • be pleased to see the back of someone — be [glad/happy/pleased etc.] to see the back of (someone/something) to be pleased when someone leaves or when something ends because you did not like them. She was an absolute pain when she stayed with us and we were both really pleased to see… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be [glad/happy/pleased etc.] to see the back of someone — be [glad/happy/pleased etc.] to see the back of (someone/something) to be pleased when someone leaves or when something ends because you did not like them. She was an absolute pain when she stayed with us and we were both really pleased to see… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be glad to see the back of something — be [glad/happy/pleased etc.] to see the back of (someone/something) to be pleased when someone leaves or when something ends because you did not like them. She was an absolute pain when she stayed with us and we were both really pleased to see… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be glad to see the back of — be [glad/happy/pleased etc.] to see the back of (someone/something) to be pleased when someone leaves or when something ends because you did not like them. She was an absolute pain when she stayed with us and we were both really pleased to see… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (to) see the back of someone — be [glad/happy/pleased etc.] to see the back of (someone/something) to be pleased when someone leaves or when something ends because you did not like them. She was an absolute pain when she stayed with us and we were both really pleased to see… …   New idioms dictionary

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