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"rid" in British English

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ridadjective

uk   /rɪd/ 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.
(Definition of rid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ridverb [T]

us   /rɪd/ past tense and past participle rid
to free a person or place of something unwanted or harmful: In the city, it is hard to rid a building permanently of pests.
(Definition of rid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rid”
in Vietnamese tống khứ…
in Spanish librar…
in Malaysian melepaskan…
in Thai ขจัด…
in French débarrasser (de)…
in German befreien…
in Indonesian membebaskan…
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