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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.”
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To present for consideration
“Alexia was prepared to put a proposal before the committee to significantly raise the marginal tax rate.”
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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.”
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To convey in appropriate or telling terms
“You are getting on my nerves, to put it frankly.”
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To assign to a given category
“Based on your testimony, I would put you in the category of being deluded.”
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To estimate or judge
“I would actually put unemployment at a slightly higher rate than the official figure.”
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To allocate or assign to
“The company announced a loss and would put the blame on a number of bad contracts.”
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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.”
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To be placed in an undesirable position or location
“Police may decide to put Jessie in prison for lying to them.”
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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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