Usage examples for rid

  1. 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
  2. She could not rid herself of the thought that they would suffer. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  3. I got rid of him. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. 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
  5. You wanted to get rid of me. – Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  6. Nobody else wants to see you; and nobody here wants to get rid of you. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  7. I must rid you of these things. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  8. How am I to get rid of my house? – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  9. But that's the worst of it; I can't get rid of it. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  10. 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
  11. He wouldn't get rid of her, but at last she got rid of herself. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. I'll get rid of her for you. – Our Farm of Four Acres and the Money we Made by it by Miss Coulton
  16. But if I decide to go in, I've got to get rid of Porter. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  17. So you want to get rid of me. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  18. " My dear, I do not want to get rid of you at all. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  19. " Good thing then you got rid of it," said Mr. Bullfinch. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson