Put something to rest

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Definition

to put (a rumor, a dog) to rest: to dispel or clarify (a rumor), to humanely or painlessly kill (a dog)
idiom

Examples

  • "Journalist 2 : Mr. Delavigne, now that you've put to rest any rumors of your alleged homosexuality, what do you plan on doing next?"

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