- British • informal Get (or be) rid of: Helen couldn’t wait to get shot of meMore example sentences
dispose of, do away with, throw away, throw out, toss out, clear out, discard, scrap, remove, dispense with, lose, dump, bin, unload, jettison, dismiss, expel, eject, weed out, root outBritish • informal see the back ofNorth American • informal shuck off
- Car boot fairs are wonderful places to get shot of your junk - and make some money while you're at it.
- If they have ever worked for the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, get shot of them.
- Some might even be happy to be shot of the badge - wearing radicals with loopy ideas who used to give politics a bad name.