Die Übersetzung von "put" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /put/ (present participle putting, past tense, past participle put)

to place in a certain position or situation

He put the plate in the cupboard
Did you put any sugar in my coffee?
He put his arm round her
I’m putting a new lock on the door
You’re putting too much strain on that rope
When did the Russians first put a man into space?
You’ve put me in a bad temper
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to submit or present (a proposal, question etc)

I put several questions to him
She put her ideas before the committee.

to express in words

He put his refusal very politely
Children sometimes have such a funny way of putting things!

to write down

I’m trying to write a letter to her, but I don’t know what to put.

to sail in a particular direction

prendre le large; rentrer
We put out to sea
The ship put into harbour for repairs.
put-on adjective

pretended; not genuine

a put-on foreign accent
Her accent sounded put-on.
a put-up job

something done to give a false appearance, in order to cheat or trick someone.

coup monté
put about

to spread (news etc)

faire courir
Someone had put a rumour about that the regional manager was going to visit the factory.
put across/over

to convey or communicate (ideas etc) to others

He’s very good at putting his ideas across.
put aside

to abandon (work etc) temporarily

mettre de côté
She put aside her needlework.

to save or preserve for the future

mettre de côté
He tries to put aside a little money each month.
put away

to return to its proper place, especially out of sight

She put her clothes away in the drawer.
put back

to return to its proper place

remettre en/à sa place
Did you put my keys back?
put by

to save or preserve for the future

mettre de côté
I have put by some money for emergencies.
put down

to lower

The teacher asked the pupil to put his hand down.

to place on the floor or other surface, out of one’s hands

Put that knife down immediately!

to subdue (a rebellion etc)

The revolt was swiftly put down by government troops.

to kill (an animal) painlessly when it is old or very ill

faire piquer, abattre
The dog was so ill that it had to be put down.
put down for

to write the name of (someone) on a list etc for a particular purpose

You have been put down for the one hundred metres’ race.
put one’s feet up

to take a rest

se reposer un peu
She put her feet up and watched some television.
put forth

(of plants etc) to produce (leaves, shoots etc)

The plant is beginning to put forth some shoots.
put in

to insert or install

(faire) installer
We’re having a new shower put in.

to do (a certain amount of work etc)

He put in an hour’s training today.
put in for

to apply for, or claim

poser sa candidature pour/à
Are you putting in for that job?
put off

to switch off (a light etc)

Please put the light off!

to delay; to postpone

He put off leaving / his departure till Thursday.

to cancel an arranged meeting etc with (a person)

I had to put the Browns off because I had ’flu.

to cause (a person) to feel disgust or dislike (for)

dégoûter (de)
The cheese looked nice, but the smell put me off
The conversation about illness put me off my dinner.
put on

to switch on (a light etc)

Put the light on!

to dress oneself in

Which shoes are you going to put on?

to add or increase

The car put on speed
I’ve put on weight.

to present or produce (a play etc)

They’re putting on ‘Hamlet’ next week.

to provide (eg transport)

mettre en service
They always put on extra buses between 8.00 and 9.00 a.m.

to make a false show of; to pretend

She said she felt ill, but she was just putting it on.

to bet (money) on

miser sur
I’ve put a pound on that horse to win.
put out

to extend (a hand etc)

He put out his hand to steady her.

(of plants etc) to produce (shoots, leaves etc).


to extinguish (a fire, light etc)

The fire brigade soon put out the fire.

to issue, give out

They put out a distress call.

to cause bother or trouble to

se déranger
Don’t put yourself out for my sake!

to annoy

I was put out by his decision.
put through

to arrange (a deal, agreement etc)

We’re doing all we can to put the deal through.

to connect by telephone

mettre en communication avec
I’m trying to put you through (to London).
put together

to construct

réparer, recoller
The vase broke, but I managed to put it together again.
put up

to raise (a hand etc)

He put up his hand to ask a question.

to build; to erect

They’re putting up some new houses.

to fix on a wall etc

accrocher (au mur)
He put the poster up.

to increase (a price etc)

They’re putting up the fees again.

to offer or show (resistance etc)

se défendre
He’s putting up a brave fight.

to provide (money) for a purpose

He promised to put up the money for the scheme.

to provide a bed etc for (a person) in one’s home

Can you put us up next Thursday night?
put up to

to persuade (a person) to do something

pousser à
Who put you up to writing that letter?
put up with

to bear patiently

I cannot put up with all this noise.
The job of the fire brigade is to put out (not put off) fires.

(Die Übersetzung von "put" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)