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English definition of “put sth/sb down”

put sth/sb down

(STOP HOLDING) phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
B1 to put an object that you are holding onto the floor or onto another surface, or to stop carrying someone: I put my bags down while we spoke. Put me down, Daddy!Falling and droppingMoving downwardsPlacing and positioning an object
(Definition of put sth/sb down (STOP HOLDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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