put someone out of their misery

put someone out of their misery
put someone out of their misery phrase
humorous to tell someone something they are very keen to know, so that they stop worrying about it

Oh, come on, put me out of my misery. Who is he?

Thesaurus: to make someone less nervous or upsetsynonym
Main entry: misery

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • put (someone) out of (their) misery — to stop someone worrying, usually by giving them information that they have been waiting for. I thought I d call her with the results today and put her out of her misery …   New idioms dictionary

  • put someone out of (their) misery — put (something/someone) out of (their) misery to kill an animal or person because they are in a lot of pain and you want to end their suffering. Both of its back legs were shattered and I figured the kindest thing would be to put it out of its… …   New idioms dictionary

  • put someone out of their misery — put (someone/something) out of (their/its) misery 1. to kill an animal or person because they are in extreme pain. The horse s leg was badly broken, and the kindest thing was to put it out of its misery. Badly wounded himself, he put a gun in his …   New idioms dictionary

  • put someone out of their misery — humorous to tell someone something they are very keen to know, so that they stop worrying about it Oh, come on, put me out of my misery. Who is he? …   English dictionary

  • put something out of (their) misery — put (something/someone) out of (their) misery to kill an animal or person because they are in a lot of pain and you want to end their suffering. Both of its back legs were shattered and I figured the kindest thing would be to put it out of its… …   New idioms dictionary

  • put something out of their misery — put (someone/something) out of (their/its) misery 1. to kill an animal or person because they are in extreme pain. The horse s leg was badly broken, and the kindest thing was to put it out of its misery. Badly wounded himself, he put a gun in his …   New idioms dictionary

  • put someone out of its misery — put (someone/something) out of (their/its) misery 1. to kill an animal or person because they are in extreme pain. The horse s leg was badly broken, and the kindest thing was to put it out of its misery. Badly wounded himself, he put a gun in his …   New idioms dictionary

  • put out of (their) misery — put (something/someone) out of (their) misery to kill an animal or person because they are in a lot of pain and you want to end their suffering. Both of its back legs were shattered and I figured the kindest thing would be to put it out of its… …   New idioms dictionary

  • put something out of its misery — put (someone/something) out of (their/its) misery 1. to kill an animal or person because they are in extreme pain. The horse s leg was badly broken, and the kindest thing was to put it out of its misery. Badly wounded himself, he put a gun in his …   New idioms dictionary

  • put someone out of misery — put (someone/something) out of (their/its) misery 1. to kill an animal or person because they are in extreme pain. The horse s leg was badly broken, and the kindest thing was to put it out of its misery. Badly wounded himself, he put a gun in his …   New idioms dictionary

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