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Difference between Give someone a rush and Give someone the bum’s rush

give someone a rush —(sl.)

1. bestow lavish attention on a girl or woman:

  • An actor gives her a mild rush, and she dreams of a glamorous life with him.

2. give a person a feeling of exhilaration:

  • Methadone is addictive, too, but it doesn’t give the pleasurable “rush” that heroin addicts speak of.

give someone the bum’s rush —(sl.) throw smb. out or dismiss unceremoniously:

  • That I was given the bum’s rush is understandable under the circumstances, but not excusable for a fellow in the hospitality business.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase bum rush something—(sl.) stampede or crash into an area:

  • Police “bum rushed” the house where they found the gun they say is Jamison’s.