shoo off

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Verb1.shoo off - drive away by crying `shoo!'
chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, run off, turn back - force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
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It had been planted by Tim Henshall, a SHOO OFF 4ft shoebill UK representative of the Ugandan Tourist Board, in a PR stunt ahead of the British Birdwatching Fair at the site next weekend.
The justification that they give, that the raise would help them to shoo off begging Kenyans from their doorstep, does not hold water.
Imposing fine on people trying to waste courts' precious time would shoo off many a would-be-petitioner.
Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 1 (ANI): Lucknow's Shyama Prasad Civil Hospital has issued a directive to all nurses to shoo off dogs from the hospital premises, inviting the ire of the nurses employed there.