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put sth down

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)

(PHONE)

B1 If you put the phone down, you place it or the receiver back in the position you keep it in when it is not being used.

(PAY)

to pay part of the cost and promise to pay the rest later: I've put a deposit down on a new car.
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