be shot of (someone or something)

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be shot of (someone or something)

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