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Could you please describe "put him away with good" in this sentence?



 
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Could you please describe "put him away with good" in this sentence? #1 (permalink) Thu Jul 29, 2010 0:05 am   Could you please describe "put him away with good" in this sentence?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #234 "Phrasal Verbs used with Criminal Activity", question 10

The public is outraged by the violence committed by this known criminal. They want to ......... for good.

(a) put him away
(b) put him off
(c) turn him over
(d) turn him down

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #234 "Phrasal Verbs used with Criminal Activity", answer 10

The public is outraged by the violence committed by this known criminal. They want to put him away for good.

Correct answer: (a) put him away
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Could you please describe "put him away with good" in this sentence? #2 (permalink) Thu Jul 29, 2010 0:08 am   Could you please describe "put him away with good" in this sentence?
 

To put somebody away is to send them to prison.
"For good" suggests for a very long time (think twenty five to life or life without parole)
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