put sb out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “put sb out” in the English Dictionary

"put sb out" in British English

See all translations

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

See all translations

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)
What is the pronunciation of put sb out?