put paid to
Finish off, end, as in We'd best put paid to this issue. [Early 1900s]
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- put out feelers,
- put out of business,
- put out of one's mind,
- put out to grass,
- put over,
- put right,
- put someone away,
- put someone down,
- put someone in his or her place,
- put someone on
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