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Significado de “relieve sb of sth” - Diccionario Inglés

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relieve sb of sth

phrasal verb with relieve uk   /rɪˈliːv/ us   /rɪˈliːv/ verb
  • (TAKE)

C2 formal to take from a person something that they are carrying, in a helpful or polite way: May I relieve you of that heavy bag?
humorous to steal something from someone: The pickpocket delicately relieved him of his wallet.
(Definition of relieve sb of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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relieve sb of sth

phrasal verb with relieve uk   /rɪˈliːv/ us   verb [T]
to help someone by taking a problem or difficult task from them so that they no longer have to deal with it: Japanese lawyer Mika Matsumoto says relieving hard-working locals of their debt burdens is her highest priority. Taking back the equipment when it is finished with relieves the customer of the cost and effort of disposal.
relieve sb of their duties/responsibilities/position, etc.
to take away someone's job or official position because they are not good enough or have done something wrong: The governing body is coming under huge pressure to relieve the chairman of his duties.
(Definition of relieve sb of sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“relieve sb of sth” in British English

    “relieve sb of sth” in Business English

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