rid (oneself) of

phrasal verb
rid (oneself) of; ridding (oneself) of; rids (oneself) of

Definition of rid (oneself) of

: to cause (oneself) to no longer have or be affected by (someone or something unwanted) She went to the beach to relax and rid herself of all her worries.

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“Rid (oneself) of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rid%20%28oneself%29%20of. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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