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    Who can help me on that sentence?

    He can cure Ashley is to get rid of us, make us disappear.

    I don't understand the phrase of above-mentioned of underlined red.

    Thank you your great help!

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    #2

    Re: Who can help me on that sentence?

    Hello!

    *I AM NOT A NATIVE OR TEACHER.*

    Here, "make us disappear", at the end of your sentence, can clarify the meaning of "to get rid of".
    "To get ride of" means "to throw out", "to terminate", "to put an end to", etc. Depending on the context it even can mean "to kill".
    Last edited by Ali Hsn; 05-May-2014 at 21:02. Reason: A typo corrected: "ride of" -> "rid of". Thanks Raymott.

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    Re: Who can help me on that sentence?

    Well, the whole sentence is confusing, but just ' to get rid of ' means 'to remove' or 'dispose of' generally, but in this case it might mean: You don't need them anymore and you wanna get rid of them, you want to make them disappear.


    I'm not a teacher.

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    Re: Who can help me on that sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    He can cure Ashley is to get rid of us, make us disappear.
    Does it mean "his curing Ashley will result in our disappearance"?

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    Re: Who can help me on that sentence?

    Hi,
    "But Dr. Keller thinks he can cure Ashley. Then we can get out of here.""Don't be stupid, Alette. Don't you see? The only way he can cure Ashley is to get rid of us, make us disappear. In other words, to cure her, we have to die. Well, I'm not going to let that happen.""What are you going to do?""I'm going to find a way for us to escape."

    Is that (link) where your part of a sentence comes from ?

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    Re: Who can help me on that sentence?

    Thank you, Jaskin. Now it makes sense.

    Polyester, it is essential that you quote the complete sentence. Omitting the first three words rendered the sentence meaningless.

    Note that a better title would have been 'to get rid of us' as that is the phrase you are asking about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Thank you, Jaskin. Now it makes sense.

    Polyester, it is essential that you quote the complete sentence. Omitting the first three words rendered the sentence meaningless.

    Note that a better title would have been 'to get rid of us' as that is the phrase you are asking about.

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    Re: Who can help me on that sentence?

    What is the problem, Polyester?

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    Re: Who can help me on that sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    What is the problem, Polyester?
    I don't understand the phrase of above-mentioned of underlined red.

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    Re: Who can help me on that sentence?

    It was explained in post #2.

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