Phrasal Verbs – PUT, Definitions and Example Sentences

English Phrasal Verbs – PUT, Definitions and Example Sentences

Phrasal Verbs – PUT, Definitions and Example Sentences


Put up with

Meaning:

to tolerate

Example Sentence:

 I can’t put up with it any longer.

 

Put away

Meaning:

to clean up, to tidy

Example Sentence:

Put away any valuable or breakable objects.

 

Put across

Meaning:

to explain sth clearly

Example Sentence:

He was trying to put across a serious point.

 

Put by

Meaning:

to save monet

Example Sentence:

Try to put by a little bit each week

 

Put off

Meaning:

to delay

Example Sentence:

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

 

Put through

Meaning:

to connect sb by phone

Example Sentence:

He asked to be put through to Charley Lunn.

 

Put in

Meaning:

to apply for sth

Example Sentence:

I decided to put in for a job as deputy secretary.

 

Put out

Meaning:

to stop burning

Example Sentence:

It took two hours to put out the fire

 

Put down

Meaning:

to write

Example Sentence:

Put down your name in capitals.

 

Put on

Meaning:

to wear

Example Sentence:

 She put on a new pair of nylon socks.

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