do away with
phrasal 1. to put an end to ; abolish 2. to put to death ; kill

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  • do away with — {v.} 1. To put an end to; stop. * /The teachers want to do away with cheating in their school./ * /The city has decided to do away with overhead wires./ Compare: RID OF. 2. To kill; murder. * /The robbers did away with their victims./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • do away with — {v.} 1. To put an end to; stop. * /The teachers want to do away with cheating in their school./ * /The city has decided to do away with overhead wires./ Compare: RID OF. 2. To kill; murder. * /The robbers did away with their victims./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get away with — {v.}, {informal} To do (something bad or wrong) without being caught or punished. * /Some students get away without doing their homework./ See: GET BY(3) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get away with — {v.}, {informal} To do (something bad or wrong) without being caught or punished. * /Some students get away without doing their homework./ See: GET BY(3) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) — Infobox Single Name = Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) Artist = The Temptations Album = Sky s the Limit B side = You Make Your Own Heaven and Hell Right Here on Earth Released = January 14, 1971 Format = 7 single Recorded = Hitsville… …   Wikipedia

  • get away with murder — {v. phr.}, {informal} To do something very bad without being caught or punished. * /John is scolded if he is late with his homework, but Robert gets away with murder./ * /Mrs. Smith lets her children get away with murder./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get away with murder — {v. phr.}, {informal} To do something very bad without being caught or punished. * /John is scolded if he is late with his homework, but Robert gets away with murder./ * /Mrs. Smith lets her children get away with murder./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To make away with — Make Make (m[=a]k), v. i. 1. To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; often in the phrase to meddle or make. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A scurvy, jack a nape priest to meddle or make. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Getting Away with It — Infobox Single Name = Getting Away with It Cover size = Border = Caption = The British 7 inch. Artist = Electronic Album = A side = B side = Lucky Bag Released = Start date|1989|12|14 Format = 7 inch, 12 inch, CD, cassette Recorded = 1989 Genre …   Wikipedia

  • Getting Away with Murder (album) — Getting Away with Murder Studio album by Papa Roach Released August 31, 2004 June 6, 200 …   Wikipedia

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