put to sleep
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put to sleep
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 make sleepy)
a. dormir
After putting the kids to sleep, I watched a movie with my husband.Después de dormir a los niños, vi una película con mi esposo.
2. (to anesthetize)
a. dormir
They're going to put me to sleep for the operation.Me van a dormir para la operación.
3. (to euthanize)
a. dormir
We had to put the cat to sleep because it was old and sick.Tuvimos que dormir al gato porque estaba viejo y enfermo.
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