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A word or phrase people think of to avoid the truth, that "putting someone/thing down to sleep" is simply killing.

"Put down to sleep" is almost always used in the meaning of giving a pet animal a shot which will kill them, in order to put it out of its misery of a fatal sickness.

See also: abortion, silence
I guess we have to ki-- *cough* I mean, put our dog down to sleep, cuz it has SARS.
by Matt May 09, 2003

Words related to put down to sleep

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