Idiomatic expressions with put
Here is a list of phrasal verbs using the word put.
To put away is to consume food or drink in large quantities.
- If you are going to sit there all day long, you will put away all those chocolates.
Put someone down
To put someone down is to criticize them.
- Why you are always putting me down?
Put someone off
To put someone off is to cause them to feel less enthusiasm.
- Her arrogance put me off.
Put something off
To put something off is to postpone it.
- The meeting was put off due to the chairman’s illness.
Put something on
To put an accent on is to adopt it.
- He always puts on a strange accent when he speaks to foreigners.
Put someone out
To put someone out is to upset or annoy them.
- You always put me out by acting so stupidly.
Put someone up
To put someone up is to accommodate them for a short time.
- My friend has agreed to put me up when I visit his country next month.
Put up with
To put up with something is to tolerate it.
- I will no longer put up with your tantrums.