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put someone away

verb phrase
  1. To commit to an asylum or send to jail, an old-age home, nursing home, etc (1872+)
  2. To kill someone (1588+)
  3. To please someone enormously; KNOCK someone's SOCKS OFF: It put me away. It destroyed me (1970s+)

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put someone away

see: put away , def. 3.
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