cast aside

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "cast aside":
present tense I/you/we/they cast aside he/she/it casts aside present participle casting aside past tense cast aside past participle cast aside
to get rid of someone or something because it is no longer interesting or valuable to you

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