put sth/sb up Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "put sth/sb up" - English Dictionary

See all translations

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)
What is the pronunciation of put sth/sb up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
poke

to greet someone on a social networking website by leaving them a special short message

Word of the Day

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More