Card Set Information
PVs consist of "put".
Put a cap on STH
We need to put a cap on spending in every department.
to put a limit on STH
Put a damper on SO
The things happened last night put a dumper on Erika.
to have a dulling or numbing influence on something
: not interesting, numbing:unable to think, feel…
put a hold on STH
The bank put a hold on my credit card until I paid my bill.
to place a restriction on STH so that it is reserved, delayed, or inactivated
put a lid on it!/put a sock in it!
stop talking & shut up (less offensive way to say shut up)
put a spin on STH
The mayor tried to put a positive spin on the damaging polls.
to twist a report or story to one's advantage
put a stop to STH
bring STH to an end
put an end to STH
Please put an end to this conversation
put a strain on SO/STH
All this bad economic news puts a strain on everyone's nerves.
to burden or overload on SO/STH
put all one's eggs in one basket
Don't invest all your money in one company. Never put all your eggs in one basket.
to make everything dependent on only one thing
put an animal down
We put down our old dog last year.
put an animal out
Did you put the cat out? Yes, I put out the cat.
to take one's pet out for pee, walk..
ask SO to give their hand for shake hands
put hair on SO's chest
Drink milk, it can put hair on your chest
make you powerful, stronger, healty (phisically)
put ideas into SO's head
Bill keeps getting into trouble. Please don't put ideas into his head.
to suggest something-usually something bad-to someone
put in a good word for SO
I'm applying for a job in your office. Could you put in a good word for me with your boss?
to try to help someone achieve something by saying good things about them to someone with influence
put in a hard days at work
I put in a hard day at work at the office, and now I want to be left alone to rest.
to work very hard at one's job.
put off by SO/STH
repel;if STH repels you, you dislike it and want to avoid it.
The positive electrical charges repel eachother. (magnet)
put on a front
He hasn't shown any signs of grief over his father's death, but I'm sure he's just putting on a front.
to pretend to be strong and not scared while you're actually not