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put sth down

phrasal verb with put
 
 
/pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put)
to pay part of the cost of something and promise to pay the rest later: We will give a €30 gift card to customers who put down a deposit on a new TV.
UK ( US bring sth down) to reduce the level of sth: Shops are being forced to put their prices down in order to attract customers.
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