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be rid of

Definition of be rid of

  1. :  to no longer have or be affected or bothered by (someone or something that is unwanted or annoying) <He thought he'd never be rid of her.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  save, rescue

    :  to make free :  relieve, disencumber


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