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rid sb/sth of sth/sb

phrasal verb with rid uk   us   /rɪd/ verb (present participle ridding, past tense and past participle rid or ridded)
to cause someone or something to be free of an unpleasant or harmful thing or person: Our aim is to rid this government of corruption.
Translations of “rid sb/sth of sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…擺脫, 從…清除, 使…去除…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…摆脱, 从…清除, 使…去除…
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