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Phrasal Verbs - Put (with English test)

English phrasal verbs can be a nightmare for students to learn. If you look in an English dictionary for just one common verb, like 'get', you might find 30 or more different definitions of the verb with a different preposition. No wonder that phrasal verbs are one of the most confusing things to understand when you learn English!

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Phrasal Verb: PUT

  In my dictionary, there are 36 different prepositions that go together with the verb, PUT. Some of these also have 2 or 3 different meanings. Here are a few (not all) of these definitions to start you off.   [superb cats=3]

Some Phrasal Verbs with PUT

put sb through to sb
when you make a phone call and you get connected to speak to somebody on another line
put up with sth
to tolerate something unpleasant
put sth on
to get dressed with an item of clothing
put sth off
to avoid doing sth until a later date
put sth back
to return sth to its normal place
put (an animal) down
to kill an animal because it is old or sick
put sth out
to take sth out of your house, so that it can be collected - usually the rubbish
put sth into doing sth
to give a lot of time or effort to doing sth
put sth through sth
to test sth

 

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