dát kopačky, dát košem - hovorová angličtina
If he's so awful, why don't you just dump him? Pokud je tak hrozný, proč mu nedáš kopačky?
Don't break up with him/her on a day with special significance. For example, don't break up on Christmas Day or Easter. This is cruel and may remind him/her of the pain for years to come.
Don't hedge. Get to the point. Be clear and specific. Don't blame or argue, and don't prolong the event.
Some people do the "series breakup". They start by getting distant, then they suggest that both see other people, then they stop answering the telephone, etc. This just causes pain. Remember, you wouldn't cut off a dog's tail piece by piece, would you? You would do it all at once.
Be considerate of your ex-lover's feelings, but don't back down. Also, don't promise to stay in touch or stay close friends. This leads to false hopes.
Don't unload your hurt or anger on this person. Be detached, unemotional and specific. Breaking up is very difficult for both the person doing it as well as the person getting dumped. Always remember that you saw something in the person when you first got together. Regardless of what happened, he/she is still the same person you met.
1) Proč mu dala kopačky?
2) Mám jí dát kopačky?