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put sth about/around

UK informal
phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to ​tell a lot of ​people something that is not ​true: [+ that] I'd like to ​know who put the ​rumour around that I'm ​pregnant. Someone's been putting it about that Dan is ​leaving.
(Definition of put sth about/around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth about/around”
in Chinese (Simplified) 到处散布(谣言),造谣…
in Chinese (Traditional) 到處散佈(謠言),造謠…
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