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English definition of “put sb to sth”

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.Causing things to happen
(Definition of put sb to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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