Commentary: Syntax is: NP1 PUT NP2 PP[locative]
NOTE: WordNet sense 1 has both concrete and abstract uses; this group includes only those uses that are concrete. concrete uses in this
She is putting the tray of food on the table.
Put the name of the author above the title.
He put the date of the meeting on his calendar.
Put your things here.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: Syntax is: NP1 PUT NP2 PP
NOTE: Includes abstract uses only
Winning this game will put them in first place.
The song put me in a good mood.
Place emphasis on a certain point.
They put her on the varsity team.
I put these memories with those of bygone times.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 9
Commentary: Syntax is: NP1 PUT NP2 (PP)
NOTE: Usage: This sense requires PUT + an object. You must be able to paraphrase this combination using a verb form of the object (NP2).
The rock put a dent in the car's door.
The government is putting an end to the quota system.
They put pressure on her to get good grades.
I put my trust in him.
I would put that differently.
He put his argument bluntly to her.
Several questions were put to the new principal.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 8
She puts tremendous energy into her teaching.
Don't put all your money into technology stocks.
He put too much time into that project.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4, 5
They put the time of the robbery at 6:45 pm.
I put his height at six feet one inch.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6
Commentary: Syntax is: NP1 PUT NP2
They really put that car to the test.
The real estate deal is putting us into debt.
The smells from the bakery put us in the mood to eat.
There simply wasn't enough proof to put him on trial.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 7
Commentary: Includes: PUT ACROSS, PUT ASIDE, PUT AWAY, PUT BACK, PUT BEHIND BARS, PUT DOWN, PUT FORWARD, PUT IN, PUT OFF, PUT ON, PUT ON AIRS, PUT ON THE LINE, PUT ONE ACROSS, PUT ONE OVER, PUT OUT, PUT OUT FEELERS, PUT OVER, PUT RIGHT, PUT THROUGH, PUT TO DEATH, PUT TO SLEEP, PUT TO WORK, PUT TOGETHER, PUT UNDER, PUT UP
She puts her ideas across well.
It's time to put aside childish things.
He can put away an entire pizza.
The criminals were put away.
Put away your toys.
The wedding put them back 20,000$.
Hey, put that back!
PUT BEHIND BARS
The suspect was put behind bars for life.
The pilot put the plane down safely.
She tends to put down her younger colleagues.
Just put the books down over there.
Can you put that down in writing?
The government put down the insurrection.
Put your best foot forward.
Experts put forward that wetland has high value in economy and ecology.
It's time to put forward your nomination for best player.
We put in for an NSF grant.
He put in three hours on that project.
They put in a new sink.
Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today!
His attitude really puts me off.
She put on her best dress, then she put on her makeup.
He put on 30 pounds when he went to college.
They're putting on a sun room.
The local theater is putting on a performance next week.
Stop putting me on, you can't fool me!
PUT ON AIRS
Putting on airs doesn't cut it in the wasp world.
PUT ON THE LINE
He put his job on the line when he refused that project.
PUT ONE ACROSS, PUT ONE OVER
You can't put one over the boss!
He only dates girls with a reputation for putting out.
My in-laws really put me out when they stopped by unannounced.
Put out the lights.
The anesthesia put him out in no time.
PUT OUT FEELERS
The Americans have been putting out feelers, a foreign affairs official said.
He put over the idea very well.
They suggested that the matter be put over until the next monthly meeting.
The damage could take a generation to put right.
The operator put through the call to London.
The entry has to impress the judges to put it through to the final stage.
PUT TO DEATH
They put the criminal to death.
PUT TO SLEEP
Mother put the baby to sleep.
The animal was very ill, so they put it to sleep.
The patient must be put to sleep before the operation can begin.
PUT TO WORK
He put the servants to work.
He put together a new plan.
The anesthesiologist put the patient under.
They put up a sign advertising the apartment for sale.
He put up a pretty good fight.
The community put up the barn in a day.
I cannot put up with his constant criticism.
He put up the paintings for sale.
The airline put the travelers up in a hotel until the storm had passed.
The director will be put up for reelection.
The investors must put up half the total amount.
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
put_over 1, 2
put_away 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
put_off 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
put_out 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
put_up 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
put_aside 1, 2
put_down 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
put_forward 1, 2, 3, 4
put_through 1, 2
put_to_sleep 1, 2, 1
put_in 1, 5, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
put_on 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
put_back 1, 2