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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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