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English definition of “put (sth) in”

put (sth) in

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
to say something that adds to or interrupts what is already being said: [+ speech] "But she's rather inexperienced for the job," put in Jane.Interrupting and preventing from speaking
(Definition of put (sth) in phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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