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put sth/sb up

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to suggest an idea, or to make a person available, to be considered: It was Bob who originally put up the idea of the exhibition. Each party is allowed to put up one candidate. William has been put up as a candidate for the committee. Is Chris willing to be put up for election?
Translations of “put sth/sb up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 提出(觀點), 推舉,提名(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 提出(观点), 推举,提名(某人)…
(Definition of put sth/sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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