English version

get rid of somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget rid of somebody/somethingget rid of somebody/somethinga) THROW AWAYto throw away or destroy something you do not want anymore It’s time we got rid of all these old toys. Governments should be encouraged to get rid of all nuclear weapons. b) GET RID OFto take action so that you no longer have something unpleasant that you do not want I can’t get rid of this cough. He opened the windows to get rid of the smell. c) GET RID OFto make someone leave because you do not like them or because they are causing problems Are you trying to get rid of me? It can be difficult for schools to get rid of poor teachers. rid
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