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Phrasal Verbs

put down (1)

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

Meaning

to stop carrying something or someone

Synonym

set down

For example

  • put sth/sb down The refrigerator was so heavy that we had to put it down and have a rest.

  • put down sth/sb After swinging her around a few times, I put down my little girl and she fell over laughing.

Quick Quiz

I had to put my wife down because she was

a. too old

b. too talkative

c. too heavy

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