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To move to or place in a particular position
“I would always put my keys on the dresser out of habit.”
To present for consideration
“Alexia was prepared to put a proposal before the committee to significantly raise the marginal tax rate.”
To establish or apply as a charge or penalty
“The government has decided to put a tax on sugary drinks in an effort to curb obesity.”
To convey in appropriate or telling terms
“You are getting on my nerves, to put it frankly.”
To assign to a given category
“Based on your testimony, I would put you in the category of being deluded.”
To estimate or judge
“I would actually put unemployment at a slightly higher rate than the official figure.”
To allocate or assign to
“The company announced a loss and would put the blame on a number of bad contracts.”
To risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event
“I think I will put some money on a random horse with a name that tickles my fancy.”
To be placed in an undesirable position or location
“Police may decide to put Jessie in prison for lying to them.”
To make to correspond
“The musician would put the words of the famous poem to the chords of a well-known song.”
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