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English definition of “shot”

shot

adjective (FREE)    /ʃɒt/ US  /ʃɑːt/
get/be shot of sth UK informal to get rid of or free of something, or to leave something: I can't wait to get shot of this office for a week . I suspect he left home to get shot of that awful mother of his.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
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