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put sth out

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

(LIGHT)

to make a light stop shining by pressing a switch: Did you put the lights out downstairs? Put that torch out!

(STOP BURNING)

B1 to make something such as a fire or cigarette stop burning: Firefighters have been called to put out the fire in the city centre. Would you mind putting your cigarette out, please?
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