put someone to sleep

put someone to sleep
make someone unconscious with drugs or anaesthetic.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • put (someone) to sleep — 1. to bore someone very much. I tried reading one of her novels, but it just put me to sleep. All those technical discussions put everyone to sleep. 2. to help someone sleep. The sound of the crickets puts me to sleep every night …   New idioms dictionary

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  • put someone down — 1 (informal) he often puts me down: CRITICIZE, belittle, disparage, deprecate, denigrate, slight, humiliate, shame, crush, squash …   Useful english dictionary

  • put to sleep — verb 1. help someone go to bed (Freq. 1) Mother put the baby to sleep • Hypernyms: ↑put • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody Something s somebody 2. kill gently, as with an injection …   Useful english dictionary

  • sleep — noun 1》 a regularly recurring condition of body and mind in which the nervous system is inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended. 2》 a gummy secretion found in the corners of the eyes after… …   English new terms dictionary

  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put (something) to bed — 1. to finish dealing with something. This is an opportunity for us to put some of these problems to bed. 2. to get a newspaper, magazine, or book ready to be printed. You put the paper to bed and you re proud of it, but the next morning you find… …   New idioms dictionary

  • sleep — sleep1 [ slip ] (past tense and past participle slept [ slept ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive to go into a natural state in which you are unconscious for a time and your body rests, especially for several hours at night: The baby usually sleeps in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sleep — sleep1 W2S1 [sli:p] v past tense and past participle slept [slept] 1.) to rest your mind and body, usually at night when you are lying in bed with your eyes closed →↑asleep, oversleep ↑oversleep ▪ I usually sleep on my back. ▪ Did you sleep well… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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