get/be shot of

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Definition of get/be shot of

British, informal
: to no longer have someone or something not wanted : to get rid of I'm ready to get/be shot of this job. The band wants to be shot of its manager.

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“Get/be shot of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%2Fbe%20shot%20of. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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