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English definition of “put sth down”

put sth down

(PHONE) phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
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.Communicating by telephone
(Definition of put sth down (PHONE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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