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Meaning of “put/set pen to paper” in the English Dictionary

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put/set pen to paper

to ​start to write: It's ​time you put pen to ​paper and ​replied to that ​letter from ​yourmother.
(Definition of put/set pen to paper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put/set pen to paper”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始写,动笔…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始寫,動筆…
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