put the children to bed

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Definition of put the children to bed

: to prepare children to go to sleep and put them in their beds Have you put the children to bed?
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“Put the children to bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20the%20children%20to%20bed. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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