Usage examples for rid

  1. He wouldn't get rid of her, but at last she got rid of herself. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  2. He would make it all very clear and plain, and she would love him again, when he had got rid of this other Hugh. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  3. They have got rid of me, and I am very glad of it; but it isn't fair that he should come after me now that I'm gone away. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  4. I got rid of him. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. But that's the worst of it; I can't get rid of it. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  6. But if I decide to go in, I've got to get rid of Porter. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  7. He has saved my sister from one as bad- who offered it to be rid of her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. " And we are well rid of him. – A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories by William D. Howells
  9. You wanted to get rid of me. – Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  10. If you can convince Pierre that you are Jane West, not any other woman, certainly not the woman he once knew, aren't you pretty safely rid of him for always? – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  11. If a man did not love me enough to wait a few months for his answer I should think myself well rid of him. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  12. She could not rid herself of the thought that they would suffer. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  13. I must rid you of these things. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  14. " My dear, I do not want to get rid of you at all. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  15. So you want to get rid of me. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  16. " Good thing then you got rid of it," said Mr. Bullfinch. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  17. Nobody else wants to see you; and nobody here wants to get rid of you. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  18. She was very much surprised, but she saw she must get rid of the baby. – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris
  19. I'll get rid of her for you. – Our Farm of Four Acres and the Money we Made by it by Miss Coulton
  20. How am I to get rid of my house? – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins