get rid of

get rid of
1) to throw away, give away, or sell a possession that you no longer want or need

We're moving, so we have to get rid of a lot of our furniture.

2) to take action that stops something annoying, unpleasant, or not wanted from affecting you

a fast effective way to get rid of weeds

I wish I could get rid of this cold.

3) to make someone go away because they are annoying, unpleasant, or not wanted

I'm sure he knew we were trying to get rid of him!


English dictionary. 2014.

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