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ridadjective

uk   us   /rɪd/
be rid of sth/sb
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to not now have an unwanted or unpleasant task, object, or person: I didn't enjoy marking those papers and I was glad to be rid of them.
get rid of sth B1 to remove or throw away something unwanted: That cream got rid of my skin rash. I used weedkiller to get rid of the weeds in the garden. B1 to sell an old or unwanted possession: Have you managed to get rid of your old Volvo yet?get rid of sb C1 to send away someone annoying or to persuade them to leave: We got rid of our unwelcome guests by saying we had to go to bed.
Translations of “rid”
in Spanish librar…
in Vietnamese tống khứ…
in Thai ขจัด…
in Malaysian melepaskan…
in French débarrasser (de)…
in German befreien…
in Indonesian membebaskan…
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