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put sth in

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

(FIX)

to fix a large piece of equipment or system into a room or building, ready to be used: I've just had central heating/a new kitchen put in.

(OFFER)

to formally offer a particular thing to be considered: I've put in an application to the college. They've put in a bid for the company/a bid to buy the company.
(Definition of put sth in phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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