put


put
I

adv. (colloq.)

remaining in one place

to stay put

II
v.

1) (B) ('to pose') to put a question to smb.

2) (d; tr.) ('to place') to put before (to put a proposal before a committee)

3) (d; tr.) ('to place') to put in; into (to put milk in/into the refrigerator; to put new equipment into service; to put a criminal in prison; to put money in/into circulation; to put a plan into operation; to put one's affairs in order; to put a theory into practice; to put wood into a stove; to put sugar in/into tea; to put a car into a garage; to put words into smb.'s mouth; to put one's faith in smb.; put yourself in my place)

4) (d; intr.) ('to move') to put into (the ship put into port)

5) (d; tr.) ('to express') to put into (to put one's feelings into words)

6) (d; tr.) ('to place') to put on (to put books on a table; to put a stamp on a letter; to put smb.'s name on a list; the doctor put the patient on a diet)

7) (d; tr.) ('to bet') to put on (to put money on a horse)

8) (d; tr.) ('to place') to put out of (to put an enemy tank out of action)

9) (d; tr.) ('to assign') to put to (we put them all to work)

10) (d; tr.) ('to place') to put to (she put her fingers to her lips)

11) (d; tr.) ('to set') to put to (to put words to music)

12) (L; to) ('to suggest') I put it to them that the plan should be revised

13) (P; tr.) ('to place') put your shoes near the door; put the skis next to the fire; put the children to bed; put your things under the bed

14) (misc.) to put a question to a vote; to put smb. to shame; to put smb. under arrest; to put smb. to great expense; to put smb. through one's paces ('to subject smb. to a test of skill'); to put oneself in smb.'s place; the ship put out to sea

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[pʊt]
the ship put out to sea
to put oneself in smb. 's place
to put smb. to great expense
to put smb. to shame
to put smb. under arrest
put the children to bed
put the skis next to the fire
put your things under the bed
to put smb. through one's paces ('to subject smb. to a test of skill')
(B) ('to pose') to put a question to smb.
(L; to) ('to suggest') I put it to them that the plan should be revised
(P; tr.) ('to place') put your shoes near the door
(colloq.) ['remaining in one place'] to stay put
(d; tr.) ('to place') to put in
(misc.) to put a question to a vote
(d; tr.) ('to place') to put to (she put her fingers to her lips)
(d; intr.) ('to move') to put into (the ship put into port)
(d; tr.) ('to place') to put before (to put a proposal before a committee)
(d; tr.) ('to place') to put out of (to put an enemy tank out of action)
(d; tr.) ('to place') to put on (to put books on a table; to put a stamp on a letter; to put smb. 's name on a list; the doctor put the patient on a diet)
(d; tr.) ('to bet') to put on (to put money on a horse)
(d; tr.) ('to express') to put into (to put one's feelings into words)
(d; tr.) ('to set') to put to (to put words to music)
(d; tr.) ('to assign') to put to (we put them all to work)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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