Do away with | Phrasal verb

To do away with a law is to abolish or cancel it.

  • The parliament must do away with the controversial property act.
  • These stupid rules should have been done away with decades ago.

If we can do away with something, we can stop using it or get rid of it.

  • Can we do away with electricity?
  • Thanks to computerization, we can now do away with a lot of paperwork.

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