put before


put before
propose, suggest

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • put — I adv. (colloq.) remaining in one place to stay put II v. 1) (B) ( to pose ) to put a question to smb. 2) (d; tr.) ( to place ) to put before (to put a proposal before a committee) 3) (d; tr.) ( to place ) to put in; into (to put milk in/into the …   Combinatory dictionary

  • before — 1 conjunction 1 earlier than the time when something happens: Say goodbye before you go. | It will be sometime before we know the full results. 2 so that something bad does not happen: Put that money somewhere safe before it gets stolen. | That… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • before — be|fore1 W1S1 [bıˈfo: US ˈfo:r] conj 1.) earlier than a particular event or action ≠ ↑after ▪ Say goodbye before you go. ▪ I saw her a few days before she died. see usage note ↑ago 2.) so that something does not or cannot happen ▪ Put that money… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put */*/*/ — UK [pʊt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms put : present tense I/you/we/they put he/she/it puts present participle putting past tense put past participle put 1) a) to move something to a particular position, especially using your hands She put… …   English dictionary


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