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English definition of “put sth out of its misery”

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put sth out of its misery

to kill an animal because it is in great pain, so that it does not have to suffer any more
Translations of “put sth out of its misery”
in Chinese (Traditional) 殺死(動物)以結束其痛苦…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杀死(动物)以结束其痛苦…
(Definition of put sth out of its misery from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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