[ US /ˈɹɪdəns/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɪdəns/ ]
  1. the act of removing or getting rid of something
  2. the act of forcing out someone or something
    the child's expulsion from school
    the ejection of troublemakers by the police
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How To Use riddance In A Sentence

  • For any military personnel who resign or choose not to re-enlist because they refuse to serve alongside gay people, I say good riddance. The Volokh Conspiracy » Light at the End of the DADT Tunnel
  • Most British people will say good riddance to radical rubbish. The Sun
  • Well, that's what I call a jolly good riddance of bad rubbish, My Friend Smith A Story of School and City Life
  • In this respect she differs from Portia of The Merchant of Venice, who says of the black Prince of Morocco, after he has failed to guess the correct casket, ‘A gentle riddance.’
  • If this is the urban past we have lost, good riddance to it. Times, Sunday Times
  • Goodbye and good riddance. The Sun
  • After that stiff and awkward “I used to live in this building” speech, I have to say, “Good riddance, Jo.” 'Melrose Place' recap: Riley goes topless, Jonah lives 'the dream' | EW.com
  • And the rest of us will say good riddance. Times, Sunday Times
  • Good riddance to treacherous rubbish. The Sun
  • August 1st, 2006 at 4: 20 pm mylanta says: those ingrateful refugees are leaving because they hate our freedom and our way of life! good riddance! Think Progress » 20,000 Iraqis displaced in 10 days.
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