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English definition of “put paid to sth”

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put paid to sth

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to finish or destroy something: A knee injury has put paid to her chances of getting into the final.
Translations of “put paid to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 結束,了結, 毀掉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结束,了结, 毁掉…
(Definition of put paid to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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