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do away with somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdo away with somebody/something phrasal verb1 GET RID OFto get rid of something or stop using it People thought that the use of robots would do away with boring low-paid factory jobs.2 informalKILL to kill someone do→ See Verb table
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do away with Davis, though, did away with all that.Inexpensive wire frames and pull-out baskets do away with conventional chests of drawers; all available in cool white or chic black.His design does away with the latter's camshafts and valves.The major production innovation at Kalmar has been to do away with the track.To do away with this would be to lose the flexibility and potential of the whole system.
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Verb table
do
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydo
he, she, itdoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydid
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave done
he, she, ithas done
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad done
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill do
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have done
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam doing
he, she, itis doing
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you, we, theyare doing
Past
I, he, she, itwas doing
you, we, theywere doing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been doing
he, she, ithas been doing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been doing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be doing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been doing
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