“Get turfed out” nghĩa là gì?

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“Get turfed out” có từ turf là đất đai riêng, mảnh đất riêng -> cụm từ này nghĩa là bị đuổi khỏi nơi ở, bị tống cổ.

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That very house and the family that was displaced became the basis for Bigwood’s play, “Or Current Resident,” running Nov. 1-17 at the Players’ Ring. “The play confronts the issue of gentrification (cải tạo đô thị) and where do people go when they get turfed out,” said Bigwood. “It looks at that experience of being displaced unexpectedly.”

"As you get towards the end, as you get turfed out, you started to see that people were working in packs. So then I remember Denis Hurley was on the orange team and three or four lads from the grey team were trying to get someone big out. And then they'd turn and see Denis Hurley in the corner. It was like prison! You know when you see someone getting assaulted (bị hành hung, tấn công) in prison and they'd be like, 'Aaaaaahhhhh', and trying to stay in.

It may surprise you to learn that a bank which has difficulty counting the number of accounts it has, responding to suspicious activity claims, correctly making calculations that determine whether or not people get turfed out of their homes, figuring out how to date-stamp dinner orders so just outsources the whole thing to GrubHub, thinks “telecommuting” involves opening offices in the Midwest, has a backlog of 3,000 employee complaints, and doesn’t much care to spend money on technology, doesn’t have great technology.

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