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Meaning of “put sb out” in the English Dictionary

"put sb out" in British English

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put sb out

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to ​causetrouble or ​extrawork for someone: Would it put you out if we came ​tomorrowinstead of today? [M usually passive] to ​annoy or ​upset someone, often by what you do or say to them: She was very put out when they ​turned up two ​hours late for ​dinner. He ​seemed a ​bit put out at not having been ​invited.
(Definition of put sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"put sb out" in Business English

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put sb out

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put)
to cause trouble or ​extrawork for someone: Would it put you out if we ​change the ​meeting from 2 to 3.30?
(Definition of put sb out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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