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put sb down for sth

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ ( present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
to make a record that someone has promised to pay a particular amount of money as part of a collection to help people in need: Put me down for a £10 donation.
Translations of “put sb down for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 記下(某人)(答應捐款的數額)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 记下(某人)(答应捐款的数额)…
(Definition of put sb down for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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