They waited till the sound of the guard's footsteps died away.
When the excitement had died down the shopkeepers took down their shutters and reopened their shops.
Elephants would die out if men could shoot as many as they wished.
do away with（tr）废除：
The government should do away with the regulations restricting drinking hours.
When I do this room up I'll paint the walls cream.（do up this room/doit up）
We had to do without petrol during the fuel crisis.
If there isn't any milk we'll have to do without（it）.
It's too late to draw back now；the plans are all made.
My solicitor drew up the lease and we both signed it.（drew it up）
The car drew up at the kerb and the driver got out.
He dropped in for a few minutes to ask if he could borrow your powerdrill.
We planned to hire a coach for the excursion but now so many people have dropped out that it will not be needed.