Meaning of “put sth out of its misery” in the English Dictionary

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"put sth out of its misery" in British English

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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

(Definition of “put sth out of its misery” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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