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English definition of “put in for sth”

put in for sth

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
to make an official request to have or do something: I'm putting in for a job at the hospital. Richard's finally put in for his driving test.
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