put an end to (oneself)(redirected from put an end to themselves)
put an end to (oneself)
To commit suicide. If you've had thoughts of putting an end to yourself, you should talk to someone.
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put an end to
Also, put a stop to. Terminate, abolish, as in It's time they put an end to their feud, or The police chief vowed to put a stop to prostitution. This locution is more emphatic than the plain verbs end or stop. [Mid-1600s]
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put an ˈend to yourself,
put an ˈend to it allkill yourself: She told me that sometimes she felt so bad that she just felt like putting an end to it all.
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