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put something before someone/something

phrasal verb with put  us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to ​offer an ​idea or ​law to a ​group for a ​decision or ​vote: Our ​panel can put the ​proposal before the Executive Committee in ​July.
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