Phrasal Verbs 16





put sthg down
put what you are holding on a surface or floor
You can put the groceries down on the kitchen counter.
put sby down
insult, make sby feel stupid
The students put the substitute teacher down because his pants were too short.
put sthg off
postpone
We are putting off our trip until January because of the hurricane.
put sthg out
extinguish
The neighbours put the fire out before the firemen arrived.
put sthg together
assemble
I have to put the crib together before the baby arrives.
put up with sby/ sthg
tolerate
I don't think I can put up with three small children in the car.
put sthg on
put clothing/ accessories on your body
Don't forget to put on your new earrings for the party.