rid of


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Verb1.rid of - do away with
close out, rule out, preclude - make impossible, especially beforehand
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said the Hedgehog; "do you not want to be rid of them?
According to its capitalist system of industry, it has an unconsumed surplus that must be got rid of, and that must be got rid of abroad.
Is she merely anxious to get rid of me on easy terms?
This rang pleasantly in the tailor's ears; he stretched his delicate head out of the window, and called: 'Come up here, dear woman; here you will get rid of your goods.
We must get rid of him," agreed Anne, looking darkly at the subject of their discussion, who was purring on the hearth rug with an air of lamb-like meekness.
Go on deck, sir,' says he; 'get rid of the soup, and then come back to the cabin.
I would urge them more myself, but that I am impatient to be rid of him, as Mainwaring comes within half an hour.
And meanwhile you must get rid of Ladislaw: you must send him out of the country.
Mrs General's communication of this idea to her clerical and commissariat connection was so warmly applauded that, but for the lady's undoubted merit, it might have appeared as though they wanted to get rid of her.
If I don't get rid of you this way, I'll try another, and chop you over the fingers with the stretcher, or take a pick at your head with the boat-hook.
How a Gardener may get rid of the Dormice that eat His Peaches.
But they want to be rid of life; what care they if they bind others still faster with their chains and gifts