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Phrasal Verbs

put on (3)

This page is about the phrasal verb put on (3)

Meaning: to present an event such as a concert, a seminar, a sporting tournament, etc.

Synonym: stage

For example:

  • put on sth Wow! This band puts on a great live show!

  • put sth on Is the marketing department putting a sales seminar on this month?

Nouns often used as objects with put on (3): show, concert, play, performance, seminar, trade fair, festival, tournament

Quick Quiz:

The band will be here for two weeks in September, and they'll be putting on

a. ten kilos

b. ten million dollars

c. ten concerts

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