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Term: "do away with"
"Do away with" means to eliminate, abolish, or get rid of something or someone.
Sense 1: To eliminate or dispose of something
Example Sentence 1: The company decided to do away with the outdated policies to improve efficiency.
Example Sentence 2: We should do away with all the unnecessary paperwork to save time and resources.
Sense 2: To eradicate or remove someone
Example Sentence 1: The government vowed to do away with the corruption prevailing in the system.
Example Sentence 2: The police were determined to do away with the notorious gang that had been terrorizing the neighborhood.
Sense 3: Local Usage: To stop using or consuming
Example Sentence 1: My doctor advised me to do away with processed foods for a healthier lifestyle.
Example Sentence 2: I need to do away with my excessive coffee intake as it affects my sleep.
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