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put up (2)

Meaning: to fix a notice or a picture onto an upright surface such as a wall or a noticeboard

Synonym: stick up (informal)

For example:

  • put up sth The office would look a lot nicer if we put up a few pictures.

  • put sth up If you're looking for part-time workers, why don't you put a notice up at the university? Students are always looking for part-time jobs.

Nouns often used as objects with
put up (2): picture, painting, notice, poster, wall hanging

Quick Quiz:

After we'd painted the living room and let it dry, we put up
  1. some paintings
  2. some painters
  3. some paint brushes

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