put out to pasture

idiom

1
: to bring animals to a large area of land to feed on the grass there
put the sheep out to pasture
2
: to force (someone) to leave a job because of old age
I'm not ready to be put out to pasture yet.
sometimes used of things
I put my old computer out to pasture.

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“Put out to pasture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20out%20to%20pasture. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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