give the bounce


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Verb1.give the bounce - terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"
break up, part, split, split up, separate, break - discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
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Bodhrans date back to Celtic times and Malachi says only a goatskin will hold its tension and give the bounce and rhythm that is necessary.