not put sth down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “not put sth down” in the English Dictionary

"not put sth down" in British English

See all translations

not put sth down

If you cannot put a ​book down, you are ​unable to ​stopreading it until you ​reach the end: It was so ​exciting from the first ​page I couldn't put it down.
(Definition of not put sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not put sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 舍不得放下(书),对(书)爱不释手…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捨不得放下(書),對(書)愛不釋手…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More