put on (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb put on (2)
to make an appliance or a piece of equipment start to function
turn on, switch on
- put on sth Don't forget to put on the heater when you get up in the morning.
- put sth on Do you want to watch TV, or do you want me to put the radio on instead?
Nouns often used as objects with put on (2): light, TV, radio, heater, air conditioner, kettle, fan, music
If someone knocks on the front door at night, the first thing you should do is put on
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