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be shot of (someone or something)

To have removed someone or something from a situation. Primarily heard in UK. You advisor is untrustworthy, and you need to be shot of him sooner than later.
See also: of, shot

get shot of (someone or something)

To remove someone or something from a situation; to get rid of someone or something. Your new employee is untrustworthy, and you need to get shot of him sooner than later.
See also: get, of, shot

get (or be) shot of

get (or be) rid of. British informal
See also: get, of, shot

be/get ˈshot of somebody/something

(British English, informal) get rid of somebody/something that you do not want/like or which has given you trouble: It’s time we got shot of this car — it’s falling apart.
See also: get, of, shot, somebody, something