Examples of rid in a Sentence
worked two jobs to rid himself of debt
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There are arguments for raising the minimum age to 20, as well as arguments for getting rid of the rule altogether.
The Padres are riding their first four-game winning streak since August 2015.
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider giving states more freedom to rid their voter rolls of people who haven’t cast ballots in a while.
And the Republican establishment, which loathes him, eggs them on, hoping to be rid of their mad, accursed priest.
The U.S. government subsequently worked with Russia on a deal that was supposed to rid Syria of such weapons.
The Preds are riding the hot goaltending of Pekka Rinne all the way to the Final.
Now, the Warriors are 12-0 this postseason, well-rested and riding the momentum of three straight sweeps, against Portland, Utah and San Antonio.
Taking to the mountains on four wheels is all some of us can think about now that riding season is in full effect, and the best vehicles for the job are often the classics.
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Origin and Etymology of rid
Middle English ridden to clear, probably from Old English *ryddan; akin to Old High German riutan to clear land, Old Norse rythja
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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