Which preposition to use with rid

of Occurrences 2323%

He didn't in the least anticipate any troublehis principal reason for wanting the Parliament back was the loss of time, and also to get rid of the conversations in the train, which tired him very much.

at Occurrences 7%

Grace had invariably thwarted all her schemes by her obstinacy; and as she thought young Moseley really attached to her, she determined by a bold stroke to remove the impediments of false shame, and the dread of repulse, which she believed alone kept the youth from an avowal of his wishes, and get rid at once of a plague that had annoyed her not a littleher daughter's delicacy.

on Occurrences 7%

And was the same the best that e'er you rid on? FRAN.

to Occurrences 6%

Never from hence acknowledge you his wife: Where others strive t'enrich their father's name, It should be his only aim to beggar ours, To spend their means should be his only pride: Which, with a sigh confirm'd, he's rid to London, Vowing a course,[380] that by his life so foul Men ne'er should join the hands without the soul.

in Occurrences 5%

His living lies within the city, but his conscience lies bed-rid in one of the holes of a counter.

with Occurrences 4%

I offered her a lift and she rid with me a spell.

from Occurrences 4%

This lord is sick, that pained with the gout, He rid from home.

for Occurrences 3%

Save for Bedlam or Luke's no eye could have guessed that melting day what house he rid for.

into Occurrences 2%

It was mos' nine o'clock then, an' a dark night, an' rainin', but I never said a wordthey wasn't no room round the edges o' the lump in my throat for words to come out ef they'd 'a' been one surgin' up there to say, which they wasn'tbut I thess went out an' saddled my horse an' I rid into town.

before Occurrences 2%

He was always intensely fond of shooting and fishing; indeed, the following description which Sir Roger de Coverley gave the "Spectator" of a "plain country fellow who rid before them," when they were on their way to the assizes, suits him exactly.

by Occurrences 2%

As I was Yesterday taking the Air with my Friend Sir ROGER, we were met by a fresh-coloured ruddy young Man, who rid by us full speed, with a couple of Servants behind him.

ob Occurrences 2%

Den de captain talk wid massa 'bout buyin' me, and I got to be such a torn-down critter, massa glad to let me go for most anyting, for de sake ob gettin' rid ob me.

o Occurrences 1%

"Ef you can't quit gigglin' and squirmin' like an Injin baby yourself, ye'd better get rid o' them duds," he ejaculated with peevish scorn.

like Occurrences 1%

"Brutus and Cassius Are rid like madmen, through the gates of Rome.

above Occurrences 1%

We had not rid above three miles out of the city but we were brought as prisoners of war, by a party of mutineers, who had been abroad upon the scout, and were charged with being messengers sent to the cardinal for forces to reduce the citizens.

behind Occurrences 1%

Who, if her early folly had made known, Had rid behind the coach that's now their own.

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