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Phrasal Verbs

put back (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb put back (1)

Meaning: If you put something back, you return it to the place it was before you took it.

Synonym: replace

For example:

  • put back sth If you cook something, make sure you put back all the stuff you use when you're finished.

  • put sth back Don't forget to put the magazines back after you've read them.

Quick Quiz:

Somebody forgot to put the milk back in

a. the bottle

b. the cow

c. the fridge

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