Übersetzung von “put” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitiveput /pʊt/ ( pt pp put )
to move sth to a particular place

I put the book on the table.
J'ai mis le livre sur la table.

Put the plants in the sun.
Mets les plantes au soleil.

We have nowhere to put all these boxes.
Nous n'avons nulle part où mettre ces boîtes.
to attach sth to sth, or build sth on sth
mettre , construire

I put new buttons on the coat.
J'ai mis de nouveaux boutons au manteau.

They put an apartment building in the lot across the street.
Ils ont construit un immeuble d'habitation sur la parcelle de l'autre côté de la rue.
to cause to be in a particular situation

The bad economy put the store out of business.
Les difficultés économiques ont fait fermer le magasin.

new rules that put children at risk
de nouveaux règlements qui mettent les enfants en danger
to write sth somewhere, or enter data into sth
mettre , noter

I put his number into my cellphone.
J'ai noté son numéro dans mon téléphone cellulaire.

Put a period at the end of the sentence.
Mets un point à la fin de la phrase.
to place in a category, on a list, etc.

Getting outdoors is something I put high on my list of priorities.
Aller à l'extérieur est quelque chose que je place tout en haut de ma liste de priorités.
to make sb go to a place

They put the children in an orphanage.
Ils ont mis les enfants dans un orphelinat.
to say in a particular way

It's hard to explain - I'm trying to think how to put it.
C'est difficile à expliquer ; j'essaie de trouver comment le dire.
(let me) put it this way
spoken indicates you are about to say sth true but slightly unkind

Let me put it this way, she's not a quiet person.
Disons que ça n'est pas quelqu'un de calme.
put a stop/an end to
to cause to stop or end
mettre fin à

A fall in the second round put an end to her hopes for an Olympic medal.
Une chute au cours du deuxième parcours a mis fin à ses espoirs de médaille olympique.
I wouldn't put it past sb (to)
indicates you think sb is capable of doing sth bad, unhelpful, etc.
je crois qqn bien capable de

I wouldn't put it past him to let the secret out.
Je le crois bien capable de divulguer le secret.

put aside

verb phrasalput aside [ ˈpʊt əˈsaɪd ]
to stop allowing to affect you negatively
mettre de côté

He could not put aside his thoughts of revenge.
Il n'arrivait pas à mettre de côté ses idées de revanche.

put away

verb phrasalput away [ ˈpʊt əˈweɪ ]
to move sth back to the place it is usually kept

Can you put away the dishes, please?
Peux-tu ranger les plats, s'il-te-plaît ?

put back

verb phrasalput back [ ˈpʊt ˈbæk ]
to move sth to the place it was before
remettre à sa place

Put the books back on the shelf.
Remets les livres à leur place sur l'étagère !

put down

verb phrasalput down [ ˈpʊt ˈdaʊn ]
to place on the ground or other low surface

Put the groceries down on the table.
Pose les provisions sur la table.
to write sth

She put her name down on the list.
Elle inscrivit son nom sur la liste.
to pay part of the money for sth

We put down a 20% deposit on the house.
Nous avons versé un accompte de 20% sur la maison.
to kill an animal because they are too sick or old to live comfortably
faire piquer/abattre

The horse broke its leg and had to be put down.
Le cheval s'est cassé la jambe et on a dû le faire abattre.

put in

verb phrasalput in [ ˈpʊt ˈɪn ]
to build sth into a house or building
faire installer

We're putting in new windows.
Nous faisons installer de nouvelles fenêtres.
to make an official request
faire la demande

I put in for overtime pay.
J'ai fait la demande de paiement de mes heures supplémentaires.

put in/into

verb phrasalput in/into [ ˈpʊt ˈɪn/ˈɪntu, ˈɪntə ]
to spend time, money, or effort to achieve
investir , mettre

He's put a lot of hard work into his business.
Il a investi beaucoup de travail acharné dans son affaire.

I paid half and my sisters put in the rest.
J'ai payé la moitié et mes sœurs ont mis le reste.

put off

verb phrasalput off [ ˈpʊt ˈɔf, ˈɒf ]
to decide to do sth at a later time or date
repousser , remettre à plus tard

You can't keep putting off doing the taxes.
Tu ne peux pas continuer à remettre à plus tard les impôts.

I think I'll put college off for a year.
Je pense que je vais repousser l'université d'une année.
Brit discourage
dissuader , dégoûter

The smell of the food really put me off.
L'odeur de la nourriture m'a vraiment dégoûté.

put on

verb phrasalput on [ ˈpʊt ˈɒn, ˈɔn ]
≠take off; to pull a piece of clothing onto your body or attach jewelry to it

He put on his red sneakers.
Il a mis ses baskets rouges.

Put the green earrings on.
Mets les boucles d'oreille vertes.
put on weight
(of a person) to become heavier

He's put on a lot of weight.
Il a pris beaucoup de poids.
to arrange a performance

The school is putting on a play.
L'école monte une pièce.
to pretend
faire semblant , prendre

She puts on a great English accent.
Elle prend un excellent accent anglais.
putting sb on
informal pretending sth is true as a trick
faire marcher

She's not 45 - you're putting me on!
Elle n'a pas 45 ans ; tu me fais marcher !

put out

verb phrasalput out [ ˈpʊt ˈaʊt ]
to stop from burning

It took firefighters seven hours to put the fire out.
Il a fallu sept heures aux pompiers pour éteindre l'incendie.
to move sth to a place that is easy to see or find

Put the cereal and bowls out on the table.
Mets les céréales et les bols sur la table.

put through

verb phrasalput through [ ˈpʊt ˈθru ]
to cause suffering or difficulty

The divorce put the whole family through a lot of pain.
Le divorce a occasionné beaucoup de souffrance à toute la famille.
to pay for sb's education
payer les études

My parents put me through school.
Mes parents ont payé mes études.
to connect sb to sb by phone, using an operator

Could you put me through to your manager?
Pourriez-vous me passer votre directeur ?

put together

verb phrasalput together [ ˈpʊt təˈgɛðər ]
to build sth by joining all its parts

The table comes in a box, and you put it together.
La table arrive dans une caisse et vous l'assemblez.
to organize or create

The marketing group put together an amazing presentation.
Le groupe marketing organise une incroyable présentation.

put up

verb phrasalput up [ ˈpʊt ˈʌp ]
to build a large structure

They put up a fence along the border.
Ils ont construit une clôture le long de la frontière.
to let sb sleep at your house

We offered to put them up for the night.
Nous avons offert de les héberger.

put up with

verb phrasalput up with [ ˈpʊt ˈʌp ˌwɪθ, ˌwɪð ]
to accept sth that is annoying

I can put up with the noise during the day, but not at night.
Je peux tolérer le bruit durant la journée mais pas la nuit.

(Übersetzung von “put” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


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
Can you put (=translate) this sentence into French?

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.

(Übersetzung von “put” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)