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Synonyms for rid of

do away with

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Can she get rid of this surplus to the United States?
"I'll tell you a way to get rid of the surplus," Ernest said.
What do you propose in order to get rid of the surplus?
The more private inquiries I conduct for my fair relative the harder she will find it to get rid of hers truly, Horatio Wragge.
'We are not prepared,' said they, 'to stay with a man who kills seven at one stroke.' The king was sorry that for the sake of one he should lose all his faithful servants, wished that he had never set eyes on the tailor, and would willingly have been rid of him again.
The little tailor demanded of the king the promised reward; he, however, repented of his promise, and again bethought himself how he could get rid of the hero.
After some time the young queen heard her husband say in his dreams at night: 'Boy, make me the doublet, and patch the pantaloons, or else I will rap the yard-measure over your ears.' Then she discovered in what state of life the young lord had been born, and next morning complained of her wrongs to her father, and begged him to help her to get rid of her husband, who was nothing else but a tailor.
"I might get rid of Ladislaw up to a certain point--take away the `Pioneer' from him, and that sort of thing; but I couldn't send him out of the country if he didn't choose to go--didn't choose, you know."
Even her propriety could not dispute that there was impropriety in the world; but Mrs General's way of getting rid of it was to put it out of sight, and make believe that there was no such thing.
How a Gardener may get rid of the Dormice that eat His Peaches.
"I have just discovered how a gardener may get rid of the dormice that eat his peaches."
"I think there are three or four [more] players that the club would like to get rid of. I think there are three or four [more] players Ole would like to get rid of.
However, it called upon the government to use IMF loan for achieving sustainable development of the economy and evolve a new strategy to rid the country of foreign debts as Pakistan would never be able to achieve long-term economic growth without getting rid of debts burden.
Get rid of toxic relationships, get rid of negativity, get rid of guilt, get rid of blame, get rid of fears and get rid of unnecessary worries.
Garbage bags-Egypt Today CAIRO, Feb 12 (MENA) - Egypt and the UAE agreed on forming a joint technical committee to study and prepare a draft for a memorandum of understanding to establish a factory to get rid of medical waste.