Phrasal Verbs

put on (4)

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If you put on weight, or put on pounds or kilos, you become heavier.



For example

  • put on sth Oh no! I've put on 5 kilos in the last month.

  • put sth on If you exercise less, but keep eating the same amount of food, you'll probably put some weight on.

Quick Quiz

I've put my dog on a diet because she was putting on too much

a. food

b. weight

c. makeup

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