Phrasal Verbs

put back (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb put back (2)


to change the time or date of something to a later time


postpone (formal)

For example

  • put sth back We could put the meeting back a week if you like.

  • put back sth Would you mind if we put back your appointment until April the first?

  • be put back Their trip was put back a month because of the airline strike.

Quick Quiz

The meeting was going to be on Tuesday, but we've had to put it back to

a. the following Thursday

b. the previous Friday

c. the day before

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