doing away with

See: dispatch
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Why, in my hiking to the Neva's bank and doing away with myself.
The bourgeoisie keeps more and more doing away with the scattered state of the population, of the means of production, and of property.
This get-up suited him but it also changed him extremely by doing away with the effect of flexible slimness he produced in his evening clothes.
The idea of doing away with this awning, and revealing the bride to the mob of dressmakers and newspaper reporters who stood outside fighting to get near the joints of the canvas, exceeded even old Catherine's courage, though for a moment she had weighed the possibility.
Constantly now at the back of his mind was the thought of doing away with himself, but he used all the strength he had not to dwell on it, because he was afraid the temptation would get hold of him so that he would not be able to help himself.
But, then,--what could be the frightful secret which put her under the necessity of doing away with obstacles that separated her from the murderer?
What with one sort of attachment and another you are doing away with your usefulness.
It was very evident that he advocated doing away with me and that they were afraid of the consequences.
It was the idea of--of doing away with myself which was cowardly.
By doing away with the machinery of indirect taxation, which is very costly (a State, as it were, within a State), both the public finances and the individual tax-payer are greatly benefited, not to speak of the saving in costs of collecting.
Following a news report that questioned the usefulness of homework and advocated doing away with the practice altogether, KT ran a poll on its website and social media pages and interviewed a few students and parents to get their views on the issue.
THE government is in the process of doing away with Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code, whereby anyone who attempts suicide can be punished with a jail term of up to one year and a fine.