put to bed
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put to bed(
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behd
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to put to sleep)
a. acostar
After my parents put my little brother to bed, you can come over to watch a movie.Después de que mis padres acuesten a mi hermanito, te puedes venir para ver una película.
b. meter en la cama
My little sister is crying. I am going to put her to bed. I'll call you back later.Mi hermanita está llorando. Voy a meterla en la cama. Te volveré a llamar más tarde.
c. encamar
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Since his parents work the night shift, Marisol is responsible for putting her siblings to bed.Ya que sus padres trabajan el turno nocturno, Marisol es responsable de encamar a sus hermanos.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to prepare for printing)
a. cerrar la edición
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Once we finish editing the book, we can put it to bed.Una vez que terminemos de editar el libro, podemos cerrar la edición.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to finish dealing with something)
a. poner cierre
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
I'm glad that we agree. We can put our issues to bed once and for all.Estoy contenta de que estemos de acuerdo. Podemos poner cierre a nuestros problemas de una vez por todas.
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