Thesaurus / put away
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.
Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
WORDS RELATED TO PUT AWAY
- blacked out
- dead to the world
- feeling no pain
- in a trance
- on the canvas
- out like a light
- passed out
- put away
- bummed out
- down and out
- down in the mouth
- in a blue funk
- in pain
- in the dumps
- put away
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