[Ads-l] Yet another one new to me

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Mar 18 13:26:07 UTC 2015

Sometimes rendered as "get shed of".  I don't know which was the original.


> On Mar 18, 2015, at 12:35 AM, Arnold Zwicky <zwicky at STANFORD.EDU> wrote:
>>> "get shot of"
>> British informal for 'get rid of'; in British dictionaries (Oxford, Collins, etc.)
> a variant of "get shut of"
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