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English definition of “put sb down”

put sb down

(LAY DOWN) phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to place and make a baby comfortable in the place where it sleeps: I'd just put Jack down for his nap.Placing and positioning an objectSleep and sleeping
(Definition of put sb down (LAY DOWN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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