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English definition of “put sb to sth”

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put sb to sth

to cause someone to experience or do something: Your generosity puts me to shame. I've put the children to work clearing the snow from the path. I hope we're not putting you to any inconvenience.
Translations of “put sb to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)感到, 讓(某人)做…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)感到, 让(某人)做…
(Definition of put sb to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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