Focus on the pronunciation of put
English definition of “put”
/pʊt/ (putting, put, put)
› [T] to express something in words: I hate these designs, but I don't know how to put it in a tactful way. We're going to have to work very hard, but as Chris so succinctly put it, there's no gain without pain.
› [T] to cause someone or something to be in a particular condition or situation: put sb in a difficult/awkward/embarrassing, etc. position This puts me in a very difficult position.put sth into effect/practice Let's give her the chance to put her ideas into practice. I don't know what the problem is, but we have two days to put it right.put sb under pressure/strain/stress He put me under pressure to change my mind.put sb out of business/work/a job Unemployment benefits for those put out of work have been extended for six months.
put a price/value/figure on sth › to say what you think the price or value of something is: They've put a price of €2 million on the factory.
to put it bluntly/simply/briefly, etc. › to express something in a particular way: To put it bluntly, you're going to have to improve.