get rid of
Also, be rid of. Eliminate, discard, or free oneself from. For example, It's time we got rid of these old newspapers, or He kept calling for months, but now we're finally rid of him. The first expression dates from the mid-1600s, the second from the 1400s. Also see get out of, def. 5.
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In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
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I shall only be away for six months; you know I have made up my mind to get rid of the whole bag of tricks.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
But I couldn't get rid of the notion that he would hand me out the same dose he had given MacRae if only he had the power.
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.