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Phrasal Verbs

do away with (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb do away with (2)

INFORMAL

Meaning

to kill or to murder somebody

Synonym

murder, bump off (informal), do in (informal)

For example

  • do away with sb We were sure she'd done away with her husband for the insurance money, but we were never able to prove it.

  • do away with sb Soon after Pedro was seen talking to the police, someone did away with him.

Quick Quiz

The drug dealers did away with Andre because he had

a. cheated them

b. helped them

c. paid them

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