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Meanings of Put-into:

phrasal verb

To give money or effort to an activity

Usage examples:

We put all our profits back into the company., she’s put a lot of energy into making the house look…

Meanings of Put-into-effect:

noun

The result of a particular influence; something that happens because of something else

Usage examples:

[ c ] the medicine had the effect of making me sleepy., [ c ] cold water slows hurricane growth, bu…

Meanings of Put-into-words:

idiom

To suggest that someone meant one thing when really they meant another

Usage examples:

Stop putting words in my mouth - i didn't say you looked fat in the red dress - i merely said you l…

Meanings of Put-it-away:

phrasal verb

To eat a lot of food

Usage examples:

He put away a whole pie in one sitting., you never put away your toys., he deserves to be put away …

Meanings of Put-it-on:

idiom

To joke with someone by saying something that is hard for the person to believe

Usage examples:

"i hear joe’s quit his job." "you’re putting me on!", doctors put her on antibiotics after discover…

Meanings of Put-money:

phrase

If you put or set aside money, you save it for a particular purpose

Usage examples:

Every week i put aside some money for a new tv., make sure you set aside enough to cover at least s…

Meanings of Put-money-on:

idiom

To risk money on someone or something winning a race or competition

Usage examples:

He put some money on a horse in the five o'clock race., chris will be promoted - i'd put money on it.

Meanings of Put-off:

idiom

Cause to feel intense dislike or distaste

phrasal verb

Postpone something.

Usage examples:

They can't put off a decision much longer

Meanings of Put-on:

collocation

Put clothing on one's body

phrasal verb

Place a garment, piece of jewellery, etc. on part of one's body.

Usage examples:

Julie had put on a cotton dress
idiom

To joke with someone by saying something that is hard for the person to believe

Usage examples:

"i hear joe’s quit his job." "you’re putting me on!", doctors put her on antibiotics after discover…

Put-on

pʊt

Meanings of Put-on:

idiom

Something intended to deceive

noun

A deception; a hoax.

Usage examples:

It's hard to tell if it's brilliant or a put-on, or just a brilliant put-on.

Meanings of Put-on-a-pedestal:

idiom

To behave as if one person is more important than others

Usage examples:

We put athletes and movie stars on a pedestal.

Meanings of Put-on-an-act:

idiom

To behave or speak in a false or artificial way

Usage examples:

He's just putting on an act for the boss's benefit.

Put-on-record

rɪˈkɔːd

Meanings of Put-on-record:

verb

To keep information for the future by writing it down or storing it on a computer

Usage examples:

She carefully recorded the events of the meeting., wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour were recor…
noun

A piece of written information about something that is kept so that people can refer to it later

Usage examples:

The records show that the company employed a staff of 300 in the 1990s., keep a record of all trans…

Meanings of Put-on-the-block:

idiom

To risk a bad thing happening to you by doing something or helping someone

Usage examples:

I'm not going to put my head on the block for you.

Meanings of Put-on-the-brakes:

idiom

To slow or stop the progress of something or someone

Usage examples:

Raising taxes now would put the brakes on economic recovery.

Meanings of Put-one:

collocation

If a child is put up for adoption, the authorities look for someone to legally and permanently take the child and raise them

Usage examples:

The baby girls were put up for adoption and were placed with their maternal grandmother., the mothe…

Meanings of Put-one-in-mind-of:

idiom

To cause someone to remember something

Usage examples:

The mention of skiing holidays put me in mind of a documentary that i saw last week.

Meanings of Put-one-over:

phrasal verb

To cause a piece of false information to be believed by one or more people

Usage examples:

You didn't manage to put that story over on the tax people, did you?

Meanings of Put-one-over-on:

idiom

To trick someone

Usage examples:

He'd tried to put one over on the tax office and got found out.

Meanings of Put-oneself-out:

phrasal verb

To annoy, upset, or inconvenience someone

Usage examples:

Would you be put out if we came tomorrow instead of today?, she put out her hand to shake mine., i …

Meanings of Put-out:

collocation

Thrust or extend out

phrasal verb

Extinguish something that is burning.

Usage examples:

Fire crews from grangetown put out the blaze
noun

A fight, often unexpected, between opposing groups of soldiers in which they shoot at each other

Usage examples:

The opposing units opened fire simultaneously at close range and a 15-minute firefight ensued., wil…

Meanings of Put-out-of:

idiom

To prevent a plan from working correctly

Usage examples:

Our whole schedule was put out of joint by the designs arriving a week late.

Meanings of Put-out-of-joint:

idiom

To prevent a plan from working correctly

Usage examples:

Our whole schedule was put out of joint by the designs arriving a week late.

Meanings of Put-out-to-grass:

idiom

To make someone stop work permanently because they are too old

Meanings of Put-paid-to:

idiom

To finish or destroy something

Usage examples:

A knee injury has put paid to her chances of getting into the final.

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