want rid of

idiom

Definition of want rid of

chiefly British
: to want to no longer have or be affected or bothered by (something or someone unwanted) I could tell that he wanted rid of me.

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“Want rid of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/want%20rid%20of. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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