verb (tr, adverb)
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How to use put away in a sentence
To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
Something like fluoride, which is too small for normal filters, yanks away that feeling of agency.
He observes the bodies floating away on the river, pulling on his cigarette with a sneer.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So it might be me projecting my desires onto Archer to want to just get away from work for a few weeks.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But sources said that the evidence so far is pointing away from an ISIS connection.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.Confidence|Henry James
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
Idioms and Phrases with put away
Place in a designated spot for storage; also, place out of reach. For example, Please put away your clothes, or This young tennis player can really put away the ball. Also see set aside, def. 1.
Renounce, discard, as in Put away all those negative thoughts. [Late 1300s]
Consume quickly, ingest readily, as in He put away his dinner in just a few minutes. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
Confine to a mental health facility, as in The doctor said we had to put her away. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
Kill, as in The vet put our old cat away. [Colloquial; late 1500s]