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do away with something

phrasal verb with do  us   /du/ verb (present tense does  /dʌz, dəz/ , past tense did  /dɪd/ , past participle done  /dʌn/ )
to get rid of or destroy something: The governor is proposing to do away with the state transportation department.
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