be rid of sth/sb
- Have you got anything for getting rid of scuff marks on shoes?
- We can't sell the house because we can't get rid of the sitting tenants.
- The idea of the game is to get rid of all your cards as soon as you can.
- The horses swished their tails to get rid of the flies hovering around them.
- We had to sluice out the garage to get rid of the smell of petrol.
get rid of sth
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