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dispose of something

verb [T] phrasal verb with dispose  /dɪˈspoʊz/ us  
to get rid of something; throw out or destroy: Every month he must dispose of the oil his restaurant uses to fry potatoes. The House will take up other issues once the tax bill is disposed of (= dealt with and completed).
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