Phrasal Verbs with PUT

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put across put_across
(separable) to communicate; convey effectively

During the meeting, management put across the message that our concerns were insignificant.

put away put_away
(separable) to discard; renounce

Let?s put away our worries, and live for the moment.

put away put_away
(separable) to consume

I watched Max put away several hamburgers in just a few minutes.

put away put_away
(separable) to confine; incarcerate; imprison

The government put Sherman away for a year for having the wrong information on his website.

put back put_back
(separable) to place something where it was previously

When you finish the milk, please don't put the empty container back in the fridge.

put down put_down
(separable) to kill a sick or injured animal (usually out of mercy)

The vet said it was necessary to put down the race horse because of its broken leg.

put down put_down
(separable) to insult or make disparaging remarks about someone

I feel sorry for Max. Everytime he and Mary get together with their friends Mary puts him down in front of everybody.

put off put_off
(separable) to postpone

Many students put off doing their homework until it is almost too late.

put on put_on
(separable) to dress oneself with; to wear; to don

Mary put her best dress on.

put on put_on
(separable) to produce; perform

The theater group put on a great show.

put on put_on
(separable) to fool; mislead for amusement

You?re putting me on!

put out put_out
(separable) to extinguish

The firefighters put the fire out.

put out put_out
(separable) to publish; issue

The government put out a news brief to misinform the public.

put out put_out
(separable) to exert, extend

The workers put out considerable effort to get the job done on time.

put out put_out
(separable) to expel

Please put the cat out.

put through put_through
(separable) to implement; bring to a successful conclusion

The committee was unable to put through any reforms on campaign financing.

put through put_through
(separable) to make a telephone connection for

Operator, put me through to the president!

put up put_up
(separable) to raise; erect; build

The construction workers put the buildings up in just a few days.

put up put_up
(separable) to accommodate; provide food a shelter to

The government put the refugees up in temporary housing.

put up with put_up_with
(inseparable) to tolerate

Max has great difficulty putting up with noisy children.


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