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01. I think we should get [rid] of these ugly curtains, and put up some blinds instead.
02. They had to have their house sprayed to [rid] it completely of fleas.
03. I'm going to Taiwan to teach English, and I have to get [rid] of my car, so I'll give you a good deal on it.
04. You're going to have to start a regular exercise program, and cut down on your drinking if you want to get [rid] of that beer gut.
05. New vaccines may someday [rid] our planet of a number of those diseases that currently result in millions of deaths each year.
06. You should get [rid] of that old jacket; it looks terrible on you.
07. We sure have a lot of useless stuff in the basement. Maybe if we have a garage sale, we can get [rid] of some of it.
08. I know this big couch is really old, but it's comfortable, so I don't want to get [rid] of it.
09. I usually go through my files once in a while to get [rid] of stuff that is out of date.
10. In order to wash sand particles out of her eyes, and [rid] her body of excess salt, the female green turtle sheds tears as she lays her eggs on the beach.
11. We put out some rat poison to get [rid] of mice, but our cat ate it, and died.
12. Let's sort your toys into two piles; those you want to keep, and those you want to get [rid] of.
13. You can get [rid] of some stains in your clothing by putting a bottle of cola in the washing machine.
14. There is some spyware on my computer that I just can't seem to get [rid] of.
15. Her husband is taking an exercise class to get [rid] of some fat around his waist.
16. We got ourselves a cat to [rid] the cabin of mice.
17. There is a Spanish proverb which states that women and wine [rid] a man of his common sense.
18. There is a Polish proverb which observes that wherever you go, you can't get [rid] of yourself.
19. Gary Apple once joked, "Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you get [rid] of him on weekends."
20. Mao Zedong once said that in order to get [rid] of the gun, it is necessary to take up the gun.
21. As a young man, Siddhartha Gautama, who later became the Buddha, vowed to gain complete control over his body and mind by [ridding] himself of all passions, both physical and mental.
22. We can't seem to [rid] our garden of bugs that are eating the leaves of our rose bush.

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