put to bed
phrasal to make the final preparations for printing (as a newspaper)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • put to bed — ► put to bed informal make (a newspaper) ready for press. Main Entry: ↑bed …   English terms dictionary

  • put to bed — {v. phr.} 1. To put to rest for the night. * /Father put the three children to bed./ * /The boy seemed ill, so the nurse put him to bed./ 2. {informal} To complete preparations and print. * /The newspaper was put to bed at 1:15 A.M./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put to bed — {v. phr.} 1. To put to rest for the night. * /Father put the three children to bed./ * /The boy seemed ill, so the nurse put him to bed./ 2. {informal} To complete preparations and print. * /The newspaper was put to bed at 1:15 A.M./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put\ to\ bed — v. phr. 1. To put to rest for the night. Father put the three children to bed. The boy seemed ill, so the nurse put him to bed. 2. informal To complete preparations and print. The newspaper was put to bed at 1:15 A.M. The pressroom was late in… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put to bed — phrasal : to make the final preparations for printing (a newspaper or magazine) * * * put to bed (of newspapers, magazines, etc) to go to or send to press ● bed …   Useful english dictionary

  • put to bed — verb a) To help someone, for example a child, go to bed b) To prepare a newspaper for printing See Also: bed down, go to bed, in bed, out of bed …   Wiktionary

  • put to bed — (print media) put in a box when it is ready to print    The editor always checks the paper before he puts it to bed …   English idioms

  • put to bed — lay down in bed and go to sleep …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To put to bed — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • put to bed with a shovel — 1. mod. dead and buried. (From put someone to bed with a shovel.) □ You wanna be put to bed with a shovel? Just keep talking that way. □ Poor old Jake. He was put to bed with a shovel last March. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. (From sense 1.) …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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